New Delhi: M Venkaiah Naidu, vice president who tested positive for COVID-19 said he is doing well and there is no cause for concern.

Naidu’s message comes as the vice president of Maldives wished him speedy recovery. He appreciated his spontaneous response and sincere concern.

Responding to a message from Maldives vice president Faisal Naseem, Naidu said that he is doing well and there is no cause for concern.

The vice president also thanked ministers, chief ministers and legislators for their messages wishing him a speedy recovery.

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On September 29, vice president of India M Venkaiah Naidu tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

According to reports, Naidu is asymptomatic. Usha Naidu, his wife also underwent a test but fortunately tested negative and is in self-isolation.

The official statement reads, "The Vice President of India who underwent a routine COVID-19 test today morning has been tested positive. He is however, asymptomatic and in good health. He has been advised home quarantine. His wife Smt. Usha Naidu has been tested negative and is in self-isolation."