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 - Scientists Develop Lab-In-A-Backpack For Cheaper, Accurate COVID Testing

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 - Govt Plans Staggered Reopening of Schools As COVID Cases Decline, Likely to Issue Guidelines Soon: Report

According to reports, Athawale will be admitted to a hospital in Mumbai. Also Read - After Being Unconscious For 6 Months, Kerala Man In UAE Wakes Up To Make Miraculous Recovery From COVID