In addition to the collection of a swab from Chief Minister Shri Hemant Soren and his wife Kalpana Soren, samples for the Covid-19 test were taken from officials and personnel working in the Chief Minister's office.
Prominent among them were Abhishek Prasad, Press Advisor to the Chief Minister, Sunil Srivastava, Senior personal Secretary.
The Chief Minister said that more and more people should get their test done for Corona Virus, especially those who show any symptom of the infection. “This will not only facilitate their treatment them but will also help to contain the spread of infection”, he said.
The Chief Minister had recently come in contact with the Mithilesh Thakur, Minister, Drinking Water and Sanitation and Mathura Mahato, MLA who were tested positive for Covid-19. Following this, the Chief Minister had self-isolated himself at home as a precautionary measure.