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Maharashtra Minister Abdul Sattar Tests Positive For COVID-19, Self Quarantines in Mumbai
The Aurangabad MLA put out a Facebook post announcing the same and said that he is currently under quarantined at home in Mumbai.
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.
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.
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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.
थोडी शंका आली होती म्हणून आज कोरोना तपासणी केली,दुर्दैवाने रिपोर्ट पॉजीटीव्ह आली आहे परंतु घाबरण्याची आवश्यक्ता नाही,कोरोना प्रादूर्भावाच्या काळात अनेक ठिकाणी मदतकार्य करतांना चुकून प्रादुर्भाव झाला असेल परंतु आपल्या आशीर्वादाने मी लवकरच बरा होऊन परत आपल्या सेवेत तत्पर होईल.
— Abdul Sattar (@AbdulSattar_99) July 21, 2020
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.