Maharashtra Meals and Civil Provides Minister Chhagan Bhujbal on Monday mentioned he has examined constructive for coronavirus. Bhujbal is the seventh minister to be contaminated by the novel coronavirus this month. In a publish on Twitter, Bhujbal mentioned his well being is ok. “I’ve examined constructive for COVID-19. All those that got here in my contact over the previous two-three days ought to get themselves examined,” he tweeted.
“My well being is ok and there’s no cause to fret. All residents ought to take correct care within the backdrop of COVID-19. Ought to put on masks and use sanitisers recurrently,” the NCP chief added.
Earlier this month, Maharashtra ministers Anil Deshmukh, Rajendra Shingne, Jayant Patil, Rajesh Tope, Satej Patil and Bachchu Kadu examined constructive for the illness.
Final 12 months, over 12 state ministers, together with Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, contracted the viral an infection.
Of late, there was a spike in COVID-19 instances within the state.
On Sunday, Maharashtra reported 6,971 new coronavirus instances, elevating the state’s an infection tally to 21,00,884.
The state additionally reported 35 fatalities attributable to COVID-19 on Sunday, taking the toll to 51,788, as per official information.
(With PTI inputs)