Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar tests positive for COVID-19, hospitalised- The New Indian Express

Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar assessments constructive for COVID-19, hospitalised- The New Indian Categorical

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By PTI

MUMBAI: Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Monday stated he has examined constructive for COVID-19 and is admitted to a hospital right here as a precautionary measure on the recommendation of docs.

In a message, Pawar, who can also be the state’s finance minister, stated his well being situation is okay.

State Well being Minister Rajesh Tope additionally stated Pawars well being is regular and he has been admitted to hospital just for the aim of relaxation.

Pawar in his message stated, “I’ve examined constructive for COVID-19. My well being situation is okay. As a precautionary measure, I’ve acquired admitted to Breach Sweet Hospital on the recommendation of docs.”

The NCP chief additionally stated the get together staff and residents needn’t fear about his well being and that he shall be again amongst all after a short interval of relaxation.

On Thursday, Pawar examined adverse for coronavirus, however was in quarantine at his official residence ‘Devgiri’ right here as a precautionary measure.

Tope stated Pawars members of the family had additionally undergone COVID-19 assessments and their outcomes have been adverse.

“He (Pawar) is regular. He has been admitted to the Breach Sweet Hospital just for the aim of relaxation as at his house he retains getting telephone calls from individuals and he will get no relaxation then,” Tope informed a TV channel.

“Therefore, he has been admitted just for the aim of relaxation,” he added.

Tope additionally appealed to individuals to maintain their well being and guarantee their immunity is robust.

Maharashtra Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad in a message on Twitter prayed for Pawar’s speedy restoration.

In the previous couple of months, over a dozen Maharashtra ministers have examined constructive for COVID-19.

They embody Awhad, Ashok Chavan (public works division), Dhananjay Munde (social justice), Varsha Gaikwad (college training), Eknath Shinde (city improvement) and Nitin Raut (vitality).

Ministers Hasan Mushrif (rural improvement), Sunil Kedar (animal husbandry), Balasaheb Patil (cooperation), Aslam Shaikh (ports, textile), Bacchu Kadu (MoS for college training), Abdul Sattar (MoS-rural improvement), Sanjay Bansode (MoS-environment) and Vishwajeet Kadam (MoS for cooperation) had additionally contracted COVID-19.

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