28 March,2023 08:00 PM IST | Mumbai | PTI
Chhagan Bhujbal. File Photo
Former Maharashtra minister and senior Nationalist Congress Party leader Chhagan Bhujbal on Tuesday said he has tested positive for COVID-19. Earlier, he had contracted the viral infection when the pandemic was at its peak.
The NCP leader shared on Twitter the news about his health. He was recently on a tour of Yeola, his assembly constituency in Nashik district. Bhujbal said he had a fever when he was returning to Nashik from Yeola. He underwent a test for coronavirus on Monday which came positive.
The NCP leader appealed to all those who had come in contact with him in the past 2-3 days to go for COVID tests if they have symptoms like fever, breathing difficulties, runny nose and a sore throat.
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The ex-minister also urged citizens to wear a mask and use hand sanitisers.
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Nashik district on Tuesday reported 11 new cases, taking the overall infections in the district to 4,82,642, officials said.
Maharashtra on Monday reported 205 fresh COVID-19 cases, which took the state*s tally to 81,42,059, while the death toll stood unchanged at 1,48,435, an official had said.
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