Maharashtra Food and Civil Supplies Minister Chhagan Bhujbal on Monday mentioned he has examined positive for coronavirus.
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Bhujbal is the seventh minister to be contaminated by the novel coronavirus this month.
In a submit on Twitter, Bhujbal mentioned his well being is okay.
‘I’ve examined positive 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 okay and there’s no purpose to fear. All residents ought to take correct care within the backdrop of COVID-19.
‘Should put on masks and use sanitisers usually,’ the Nationalist Congress Party chief added.
Earlier this month, Maharashtra ministers Anil Deshmukh, Rajendra Shingne, Jayant Patil, Rajesh Tope, Satej Patil and Bachchu Kadu examined positive for the illness.
Last 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 in 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 due to COVID-19 on Sunday, taking the toll to 51,788, as per official knowledge.