New Delhi: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has tested positive for COVID-19 infection. This is for the second time that Naidu has been infected with the virus.Also Read - Delhi Fire Kills 27: President, Vice President, Others Express Condolence, Pray For Recovery of The Injured

“Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, who is in Hyderabad, tested COVID positive today. He has decided to remain in self-isolation for a week. He has advised all those who came in contact with him to isolate themselves and get tested,” the Vice President Secretariat tweeted. It seems unlikely that he will participate in Republic Day celebrations on Wednesday. Also Read - This Country Could Witness 16 Lakh COVID Deaths If Restrictions Are Lifted: Study

A total of 875 people tested positive for the virus in the Parliament House complex so far, reported news agency ANI. As many as 271 people in the Rajya Sabha Secretariat tested positive for the virus so far, it added. Also Read - 5 Reasons Why it is Necessary to Get Your Child Vaccinated Against Covid-19

(With agency inputs)