Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu tests positive for COVID-19 for second time

Published on : 05:08 PM Jan 23, 2022

For a second time, Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu has been infected with Covid-19. He is unlikely to participate in Republic Day celebrations on Wednesday.

New Delhi: Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu has tested positive for COVID-19. This is for the second time that Naidu has been infected with the virus.

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"Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, who is in Hyderabad, tested COVID positive today. He has decided to remain in self-isolation for a week. He has advised all those who came in contact with him to isolate themselves and get tested," the Vice-President Secretariat tweeted.

It seems unlikely that he will participate in Republic Day celebrations on Wednesday. Advertisement

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(PTI)

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