Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Former Union Minister and Lok Sabha member Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore also tested positive for Covid on Monday. Nitish Kumar has isolated himself in his residence. Sources have said that he will soon shift to a 7 Circular Road bungalow on a temporary basis so that sanitation of his present residence at 1 Anne Marg can take place. The CMO has appealed to people of Bihar to stay indoors as much as possible and go to the market only for necessary work. Union Minister Rajeev Chandrashekhar tested positive on Sunday.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that he had tested positive for Covid. In a tweet, he said, “I have tested positive for Corona today with mild symptoms. I am under home quarantine. I request everyone who have recently come in my contact to isolate themselves and get tested.”