Two more state cabinet ministers, Agriculture Minister Amrendra Pratap Singh and Mining Minister Janak Ram, have tested positive for Covid infection, said officials on Thursday. Both were present in the Samaj Sudhar Abhiyan (Social Reforms Campaign) of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in Aurangabad on January 4. Earlier, Santosh Kumar Suman, the SC & ST Minister of Bihar also tested corona positive on Wednesday night.

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At present, the reports of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Industry Minister Syed Shahnawaz Hussain have come negative. Hussain was also present in the Samaj Sudhar Abhiyan on January 4. Earlier, two deputy Chief Ministers Tar Kishore Prasad and Renu Devi went into self-isolation after their reports came positive on January 4. Apart from them, Excise Minister Sunil Kumar, Building Construction Minister Ashok Chaudhary, JD(U) MP from Nalanda Kaushalendra Kumar and Union Minister Ashwani Kumar Choubey went into home isolation after their reports came positive.

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