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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu recovers from COVID-19

Naidu had tested positive for coronavirus on September 29. The 71-year-old was asymptomatic and in good health.

Published: 12th October 2020 06:23 PM  |   Last Updated: 12th October 2020 06:23 PM   |  A+A-

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu (Photo | EPS)

By PTI

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

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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