New Delhi: Union Minister Ramdas Athawale has on Tuesday tested positive for coronavirus. The minister complained of cough and body ache yesterday and subsequently got himself tested for the viral infection. Also Read - When Will Schools in Delhi be Reopened? Read What Health Minister Satyendar Jain Has to Say

He went for a test hours after attending a public ceremony of Republican Party of India (Athawale) to induct actor Payal Ghosh in his party. The event was attended by several other leaders. Also Read - PM Modi to Visit Pune's Serum Institute on November 28 to Review COVID-19 Vaccine Development

According to reports, Athawale will be admitted to a hospital in Mumbai. Also Read - How Are States Preparing to Distribute Coronavirus Vaccine Once it Arrives in India? Explained.