Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla has been admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) after testing positive for the COVID-19, the hospital said in a statement on Sunday. Birla tested positive on March 19, the statement further informed.
"He was admitted to AIIMS COVID Centre for observation on March 20. He is stable and his parametres are normal," a release by AIIMS read.
The Lok Sabha speaker actively attended the second part of the ongoing Budget session in the Parliament which began on March 8.