Maharashtra’s Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar has tested positive for the coronavirus.
He has been admitted to the Breach Candy hospital in Mumbai.
The news has come after former Maharashtra Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Devendra Fadnavis tested positive for the disease.
Fadnavis on Saturday said he had tested positive for coronavirus. The BJP leader was admitted to a government-run hospital in Mumbai and his condition is stable.
With 1,41,001 total active cases, Maharashtra continues to be the worst affected state by Covid-19 in the country. While 14,60,755 patients have recovered from the disease in the state, 43,264 have died so far.