Rajya Sabha MP from Mizoram – K Vanlalvena has tested positive for COVID-19 in Delhi.
The 51-year-old Mizo National Front (MNF) leader said that he had his sample tested after he developed symptoms of Covid-19 and was diagnosed with the infection through RT-PCR test on Thursday.
He said that he has been isolated in Mizoram House at Chanakyapuri in Delhi.
According to him, he has a mild fever and body ache.
“I am now under isolation at Mizoram house. I have mild symptoms like light fever, nasal congestion and body ache. But I am out of danger,” he said.
Vanlalvena is currently camping at the national capital to meet Union Ministers and other officials over the Myanmar refugees.
“I have already taken appointments to meet Union Ministers and other officials at the Centre. I hope I test negative soon to meet them in time,” he said.
Meanwhile, one more person has succumbed to Covid-19 in Mizoram on Thursday, which took the death toll to 251.
At least 925 people were discharged from various Covid-19 care facilities the same day, according to a government bulletin released at 5 pm.
The state on Thursday reported 1,402 Covid-19 cases, pushing the state’s tally to 75,470.
The number of active cases now stands at 13,047 while a total of 62,172 people have already recovered from the infection.