Virbhadra Singh tests Covid positive second time in 2 months

Singh had first tested positive on April 12

Virbhadra Singh tests Covid positive second time in 2 months

Former Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh.

Subhash Rajta

Tribune News Service

Shimla, June 11

Congress stalwart and former Himachal Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has again tested positive for Covid at the IGMC in Shimla.

Virbhadra Singh had first tested positive on April 12, following which he was admitted to Max Hospital in Mohali and then shifted back to Shimla.

The six-time Chief Minister has been recuperating at the hospital for over a month for diabetes and kidney-related ailments. Doctors are learnt to be planning a new course of treatment for him.

“He has tested positive again. He was running a fever following which he was tested. The report has come positive today,” said IGMC Principal Rajnish Pathania.

Singh had taken his first dose of vaccine on March 3. 

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