Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi tests coronavirus positive, admitted to AIIMS

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BJP's Sushil Kumar Modi
BJP's Sushil Kumar Modi

Patna : Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Thursday tested positive for coronavirus, he has been admitted to AIIMS Patna.

The minister announced the news via his official Twitter account and claimed that all parameters are normal as of now. "Admitted to AIIMS Patna for better monitoring, CT scan of lungs normal," Modi tweeted.

The news comes at a crucial time when Bihar is all set for the Assembly Elections on October 28.

The Bihar election will be held in three phases for a total of 243 seats -- the first phase for 71 seats on October 28, the second phase for 94 seats on November 3, and the third phase for the remaining 78 will be on November 7.

The results will be declared on November 10.

On last Sunday, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Modi held joint election campaign. His last public appearance was at an election rally in Katihar and Purnia on the same day.