As per media reports, Mewalal Choudhary contracted coronavirus three days back.
Chaudhary, who was the sitting Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) of Bihar’s Tarapur constituency and was removed as the state Education minister on corruption charges.
Meanwhile, the Bihar government on Sunday has imposed night curfew in the state. The state government has also decided that schools, colleges and other educational institutions in Bihar will remain shut till May 15. During this period, state-run schools and universities will not conduct any exams.
Bihar registered 8,690 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday that took the state’s total caseload to 3,24,117. So far, 1,749 people have succumbed to the virus in Bihar.