New Delhi: Shiv Sena leader and Maharashtra minister of the Maha Vikas Aghadi government, Abdul Sattar on Wednesday said that he has tested positive for the coronavirus infection. Also Read - Full Lockdown in Maharashtra to be Extended by 2 More Weeks? Major Decision by State Cabinet Today
The Aurangabad MLA from Sillod constituency put out a Facebook post announcing the same and said that he is currently under quarantined at home in Mumbai. Sattar also requested everyone who came in contact with him to get themselves tested. Also Read - Delhi Airport To Shut Operations At T2 Terminal From May 17 Midnight
He also wrote to his followers on Twitter. “There was a little doubt, therefore, went for a COVID-19 test today. Unfortunately, the report has come positive. However, there is no need to worry. I might have contracted the virus while being engaged in pandemic relief work,” he tweeted in Marathi. Also Read - Karnataka Reports 39,510 Fresh COVID Cases, 22,584 Discharges in Last 24 Hours
Previously, state ministers Jitendra Awhad, Ashok Chavan and Dhananjay Munde had also tested positive for the viral disease. They have recovered now.
Meanwhile, cabinet minister Aslam Shaikh on Monday said he has tested positive for coronavirus.