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State: Health minister Banna defeats covid-19

Jamshedpur: Health minister Banna Gupta turned negative for covid-19 on Wednesday, four days after he contacted the virus.

Last Friday, he announced that he tested positive after taking test upon suffering from symptoms such as cold, cough and fever. He was in home isolation at his residence in Jamshedpur.

On Wednesday night, he again took to Twitter to announce that he turned negative thanking the almighty. Notably, this was the second time since the outbreak of the virus in 2020 that he had tested positive for it but successfully overcome it.

He said that he will soon get back to work to fulfil his commitments towards the state at a time when covid-19 cases are on surge.Earlier in the day, he along with chief minister inaugurated seven PSA oxygen plants through virtual mode.