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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu Recovers From COVID-19


The 71-year-old was asymptomatic and in good health. He was under home isolation during his recovery from the infection.

Venkaiah Naidu had tested positive for coronavirus on September 29. (File)

New Delhi: 

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday tested negative for COVID-19, his office said.

Mr Naidu had tested positive for coronavirus on September 29.

The 71-year-old was asymptomatic and in good health. He was under home isolation during his recovery from the infection.

“As per today’s RT-PCR test conducted by AIIMS, both the vice president and his wife Usha Naidu have tested negative for COVID-19,” the Vice President’s Secretariat said in a statement.

Naidu is in good health and is expected to resume normal activities soon as per doctor’s advice, it said.

“He thanked all those who prayed for his well-being,” the statement said.


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