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Nitish undergoes test for Covid-19

Patna, July 4 (UNI) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, taking his own initiative, has undergone test for Covid 19.
Mr Kumar expressed his willingness to undergo test for Covid 19 after he learnt that Chairman of Bihar Legislative Council Awadhesh Narain Singh was found Corona positive. The Covid 19 testing was conducted on Mr Kumar following all protocols.
On the directive of Mr Kumar, all officials working in close connection with him were also tested for Covid 19. All precautionary measures are being taken at CM residence and Secretariat.
As it is, Mr Kumar had recently attended an official function where Chairman of the Council Mr Singh was also present.
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Sikkim records 149 new COVID cases

15 Aug 2020 | 12:23 AM

Gangtok,Aug 14 ( UNI) Sikkimese were shocked to see 149 cases recorded from the state till Friday night.

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Eight rivers above red mark, 82 lakh people marooned

15 Aug 2020 | 12:11 AM

Patna, Aug 14 (UNI) Following heavy downpour in the catchment areas of Nepal, eight rivers were flowing above the danger mark inundating 81 lakh population in Bihar .

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COVID-19 claimed 500 lives in Bihar so far

15 Aug 2020 | 12:04 AM

Patna Aug 14 ( UNI) With 16 fresh casualties during the past 24 hours, the death toll due to COVID 19 reached to 500 in Bihar on Friday.

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Bihar performing better than other states in handling COVID-19: Modi

15 Aug 2020 | 12:03 AM

Pàtna, Aug 14 (UNI) Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Friday said that Bihar was performing better than several other states in facing the challenges of Corona pandemic.

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