400 Parliament Staff Test COVID Positive Ahead Of 2022 Budget Session
At least 402 staff of the parliament tested positive for COVID-19, on January 9. "Close to 402 staff were tested positive for COVID-19 from 4-8 January and all samples have been sent to genome sequencing for Omicron variant confirmation," said an official. Meanwhile, parliament members who came in contact with the positive ones, are under isolation. The COVID-19 cases came ahead of the Union Budget Session, scheduled from February 1.