On September 13&14, 25 MPs tested positive for Coronavirus before the monsoon session in Parliament began on Monday morning.
During a mandatory screening before Monsoon session, 17 MPs of Loksabha and 9 MPs of RajyaSabha tested positive for Coronavirus.
Among the MPs who have tested Positive for Coronavirus, BJP has highest number 12, the YRS Congress has two, the Shiv Sena, the DMK and the RLP one each, according to senior officials.
According to sources, At least 9 of Rajyasabha MPs also tested positive including two each from the Congress and the BJP and one each from the Telangana Rashtra Samithi and the Aam Aadmi Party.
Among the Lok Sabha MPs to test positive were: Sukhbir Singh Jaunpuria (BJP), Hanuman Beniwal (RLP), Meenakshi Lekhi (BJP), Dr. Sukanata Majumdar (BJP), Anant Kumar Hegde (BJP), Goddeti Madhavi (YRSC), Pratap Rao Jadav (Shiv Sena), Janardan Singh Sigriwal (BJP), Bidyut Baran Mahato (BJP), Pradan Baruah (BJP), N. Reddeppa (YRSC), Selvam. G (DMK), Pratap Rao Patil (BJP), Dr. Ram Shankar Katheria (BJP), Parvesh Sahib Singh (BJP), Dr. Satya Pal Singh (BJP) and Rodmal Nagar (BJP).
Meanwhile, BJP leader Hanuman Beniwal, Loksabha MP tested positive for Coronavirus said that his reports from SMS medical came negative.
The list of infected Rajya Sabha MPs includes Abhay Bharadwaj, Ahmad Ashfaque Karim, Ashok Gasti, Deepender Singh Hooda, Naranbhai J Rathwa, Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa, Shanta Chhetri, Sushil Kumar Gupta and V Lakshmikantha Rao.
However, When the country has been drastically affected with the Coronavirus pandemic, Health Minister Dr.HarshVardhan was told to address the parliament about the coronavirus pandemic and Country’s stand in just 12 minutes by the speaker Om Birla. Dr Harsh vardhan was asked to only talk about brief points, the rest would be tabled and given to all to read.
Notably, Parliament Monsoon session has begin amid the Coronavirus Pandemic with all the necessary measures such as staggered seating, chambers for MPs and a mobile app to mark the attendance.