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Maharashtra minister in hospital for precautionary check-up after security staff tests positive for virus

The NCP MLA from Mumbra Kalwa has been in quarantine since April 13 as a precautionary measure, and had said at the time that his samples had tested negative for the virus.

Published: 22nd April 2020 12:37 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd April 2020 12:37 AM   |  A+A-

NCP Minister Jitendra Awhad

NCP Minister Jitendra Awhad (Photo | Facebook)

By PTI

MUMBAI: Maharashtra Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad, who had quarantined himself after some of his security staff tested positive for novel coronavirus, on Tuesday got admitted in a private hospital in neighbouring Thane city.

The NCP MLA from Mumbra Kalwa has been in quarantine since April 13 as a precautionary measure, and had said at the time that his samples had tested negative for the virus.

"He had completed over a week in self-quarantine and today approached the hospital as part of precautionary check- up," an NCP functionary close to the development said.

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