Jamshedpur, Jan 8: Covid-19 cases are on the rise in Jharkhand with Ranchi and Jamshedpur registering bulk of the fresh cases.
On Saturday, Jharkhand Health Minister Banna Gupta also tested positive for the deadly virus. He has isolated himself at his residence in Jamshedpur.
Gupta’s office stated that he is fine now, his health remains stable and is isolated at his residence in Jamshedpur
The minister informed it on his official Twitter handle today, urging people who have come in physical contact with him recently to undergo COVID test.
Gupta said that he was not feeling well for the past few days after which he underwent Covid test and it turned out to be positive.
Significantly, Health Minister was infected with the virus even during the first wave of Covid on August 18, 2020 and was admitted at RIMS, Ranchi for about a week. The minister is fully vaccinated.