Jailed RJD Leader Lalu Prasad Yadav Tests Negative For Coronavirus

Lalu Prasad Yadav has been present process therapy at a Ranchi hospital for fairly a while (File)

Ranchi / Patna:

Jailed RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, at the moment present process therapy at a Ranchi hospital for a number of illnesses, has examined unfavorable for coronavirus, a senior physician on the facility mentioned on Monday.

Three of his attendants, nonetheless, have been identified with the illness, he mentioned.

The report of his swab pattern check that got here late on Sunday confirmed that Mr Yadav didn’t contract the an infection, Dr Umesh Prasad, who’s attending to the ailing RJD supremo at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), instructed PTI.

His samples, together with these of his attendants, have been despatched for examination on Saturday as a precautionary measure.

The state-run RIMS is among the designated COVID-19 hospitals within the Jharkhand capital.

Of the three attendants who examined constructive for the viral illness, two have gone for residence isolation, and one has been positioned underneath quarantine on the hospital, the physician mentioned.

“We’re observing the state of affairs for now. If obligatory, we are going to ship the RJD chief’s samples for re-examination after 4-5 days,” he mentioned.

The physician additionally mentioned that the non-public ward allotted to the RJD supremo is routinely being sanitised and obligatory precautions are being taken to keep up hygiene.

The previous Bihar chief minister, who’s serving jail sentences in a number of circumstances of multi-crore fodder rip-off, has been present process therapy on the RIMS for fairly a while.

In the meantime, the RJD president’s check experiences have introduced cheers to his household and partymen.

“The great needs of the poor for whom he labored all his life will assist him retain good well being,” get together spokesman Mritunjay Tiwari instructed PTI in Patna.

Jharkhand has reported a complete of 8,349 COVID-19 circumstances up to now, of which 85 have died.

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