Mumbai’s Guardian Minister Aslam Shaikh has tweeted that he has examined constructive for the coronavirus. The Congress chief has requested all those that got here in “shut contact” with him to right away get themselves examined.
Stating that he was not exhibiting any flu-like signs related to COVID-19, the Fisheries and Textile Minister mentioned he has remoted himself.
“That is to tell that I’ve examined constructive for #COVID19. I am presently asymtomatic and isolating myself. I request all those that have are available shut contact with me to get themselves examined. I’ll proceed to earn a living from home to serve the individuals of my state,” Mr Shaikh tweeted.
That is to tell that I’ve examined constructive for #COVID19. I am presently asymtomatic and isolating myself.
I request all those that have are available shut contact with me to get themselves examined.
I’ll proceed to earn a living from home to serve the individuals of my state. ????????
— Aslam Shaikh, INC (@AslamShaikh_MLA) July 20, 2020
He’s the fourth minister within the Uddhav Thackeray-led authorities to have contracted the virus. Maharashtra’s Social Justice Minister and senior NCP chief Dhananjay Munde, Public Works Division Minister Ashok Chavan and Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad had examined constructive for the virus earlier.
Former Maharashtra Chief Minister and senior Congress chief Shivajirao Patil-Nilangekar, 88, had additionally examined constructive just lately.
Mr Shaikh is the Congress MLA from Malad-West seat in Mumbai and has been working all via the lockdown and the reopening phases within the state capital, town worst-hit by coronavirus, to strengthen its Covid response methods.
Maharashtra immediately reported 9,518 coronavirus circumstances within the highest single-day spike. Some 258 died within the final 24 hours, authorities knowledge exhibits. The full variety of COVID-19 circumstances in Maharashtra is now 3,10,455. The fatalities stand at 11,854.
Mumbai reported 1,038 coronavirus circumstances and 64 deaths within the final 24 hours, whereas Pune reported 1,812 new circumstances. The restoration charge within the state is 54.62 per cent, positivity charge 19.85 per cent and mortality charge 3.82 per cent.
Maharashtra has the very best coronavirus circumstances within the nation, adopted by Tamil Nadu and Delhi.