Revealed: July 27, 2020 5:39:29 pm
Jailed RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, at the moment present process remedy at a Ranchi hospital for a number of illnesses, has examined detrimental for COVID-19, a senior physician on the facility stated on Monday.
Three of his attendants, nevertheless, have been recognized with the illness, he stated.
The report of his swab pattern take a look at that got here late on Sunday confirmed that Prasad didn’t contract the an infection, Dr Umesh Prasad, who’s attending to the ailing RJD supremo at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), advised 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 optimistic for the viral illness, two have gone for dwelling isolation, and one has been positioned beneath quarantine on the hospital, the physician stated.
“We’re observing the scenario for now. If mandatory, we’ll ship the RJD chief’s samples for re-examination after 4-5 days,” he stated.
The physician additionally stated that the personal ward allotted to the RJD supremo is routinely sanitised and mandatory precautions are 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 remedy on the RIMS for fairly a while.
In the meantime, the RJD president’s take a look at reviews have introduced cheers to his household and partymen.
“The nice needs of the poor for whom he labored all his life will assist him retain good well being,” social gathering spokesman Mritunjay Tiwari advised PTI in Patna.
The 72-year-old RJD supremo, after being convicted by a particular CBI courtroom in 2017, was despatched to Birsa Munda Central Jail in Ranchi. He was later shifted to the RIMS as his well being situation deteriorated.
The Rs 900-crore fodder rip-off had taken place within the animal husbandry division of united Bihar within the 90s, when Prasad was the chief minister. He has been convicted in fodder rip-off circumstances pertaining to fraudulent withdrawal of cash from authorities treasuries.
Jharkhand has reported a complete of 8,349 Covid-19 circumstances thus far, of which 85 have died.
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