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CEC, EC test positive for Covid-19

20/04/2021 at 12:41 PM

New Delhi, April 20: Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra has tested positive for Covid-19 along with his colleague Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar. They have been working from home, an official said.

An ECI spokesperson on Tuesday confirmed that Chandra and Kumar have tested Covid-19 positive and working from home.

Sushil Chandra assumed office as the CEC last week after the retirement of Sunil Arora.

Notably, on Tuesday the country recorded 2.59 lakh new cases.

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