With this, the number of ministers in the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government, who tested positive for the infection has reached 11 so far.
Raut (63), who is the energy minister and the working president of the state Congress, tweeted, “I have tested positive for COVID-19. I would request all those who had come in contact with me to get themselves tested as a precautionary measure.
I have been tested positive for Covid-19 today. I would like to request to all those who had come in contact with m… https://t.co/EOSBJZPQPv
— Dr. Nitin Raut (@NitinRaut_INC) 1600406359000
Mushrif, the Rural Development Minister and NCP leader, said on the micro-blogging site, “I have tested positive for COVID-19 and those who came in my contact should get themselves tested. I will soon be at your service defeating coronavirus. My health is fine.”
माझी कोरोना टेस्ट पॉझिटिव्ह आली असून माझ्या संपर्कात आलेल्या व्यक्तींनी स्वतःची तपासणी करून घ्यावी.लवकरच कोरोनावर… https://t.co/E6KE8QcTB2
— Hasan Mushrif (@mrhasanmushrif) 1600425614000
In the recent past, ministers Jitendra Awhad (housing), Ashok Chavan (PWD), Dhananjay Munde (social justice), Sunil Kedar (animal husbandry), Balasaheb Patil (cooperation), Aslam Shaikh (textile), Abdul Sattar (MoS-rural development), Sanjay Bansode (MoS-environment) and Vishwajit Kadam (MoS-cooperation) had tested positive for Covid-19.