Nitish Kumar becomes the 1st CM to get infected with Omicron

He became the first Chief Minister in India who tested positive for the ‘variant of concern’ during the second round of genome sequencing test at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) on Tuesday.

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Insight Bureau:  Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar who had tested positive for coronavirus and is currently in home isolation, is among 40 new Omicron cases recorded in Bihar, reported by National Media.

He became the first Chief Minister in India who tested positive for the ‘variant of concern’ during the second round of genome sequencing test at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) on Tuesday.

The samples were collected between January 1 and 11.

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Recently, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Karnataka Chief Minister Basavraj Bommai took to Twitter to announce that they had tested positive for Covid-19.

Earlier, several Chief Ministers including Shivraj Singh Chouhan (Madhya Pradesh), Pinarayi Vijayan (Kerala), BS Yediyuruppa (Karnataka), K. Chandrasekhar (Telangana), Vijay Rupani (Guajarat), Jairam Thakur (Himachal Pradesh), Ashok Gehlot (Rajasthan), Pramod Sawant (Goa), Manohar Lal Khattar (Haryana), N Biren Singh (Manipur), Conrad K Sangma (Meghalaya), Pema Khandu (Arunachal Pradesh), Tirath Singh Rawat (Uttarakhand), N. Ranagasamy (Puducherry), Biplab Deb (Tripura) and Arvind Kejriwal (Delhi) were tested positive for coronavirus.

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