Vice President Naidu tests positive for Covid-19, self-isolates for a week

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday (January 23). The vice president was in Hyderabad after a three-day long trip to Vishakhapatnam.

After testing COVID-19 positive, VP Naidu has decided to remain in self-isolation for a week and advised all those who came in contact with him to isolate themselves and get tested.

“The Vice President, Shri 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,” Vice President of India tweeted.

Meanwhile, India reported 3,33,533 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the active caseload to 21,87,205, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Sunday.

While the daily positivity rate and weekly positivity rate stand at 17.78 per cent and 16.87 per cent respectively, the recovery rate stands at 93.18 per cent. The active cases account for 5.57 per cent of the total cases. With this India`s tally of cases rises to 3,92,37,264.

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