MNS leader Amit Raj Thackeray admitted to hospital with fever, tests negative for COVID-19

Updated: 19 October, 2020 18:47 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

As per reports, he is suffering from viral fever and could be discharged after two days

Amit Thackeray at an event. Pic/Ajinkya Sawant
Amit Thackeray at an event. Pic/Ajinkya Sawant

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray’s son and party leader, Amit Raj Thackeray has been admitted to Lilavati hospital on Monday morning following complaints of fever.

He underwent COVID-19 and Malaria tests, both of which have come negative.

"He has been brought for routine tests and has tested negative for COVID. He had fever before coming to the hospital but ever since his admission, he has no fever. He has been kept in the general ward of the hospital," said D V Ravishankar, CEO of Lilavati Hospital. He added that other tests are being carried out.

As per the latest reports, he is suffering from viral fever and could be discharged after two days.

(With inputs from Arita Sarkar)

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First Published: 19 October, 2020 18:17 IST

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