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BJP legislator from Thane district tests positive for COVID-19

The health department personnel are in the process of tracing the high-risk contacts of the BJP leader and will be quarantining them.

Published: 27th June 2020 08:07 PM  |   Last Updated: 27th June 2020 08:07 PM   |  A+A-

Medical Workers, PPE, COVID 19

Medical workers spotted in PPE kits after a long day. (File Photo | Vinod Kumar, EPS)

By PTI

THANE: A BJP legislator from Thane district of Maharashtra has tested positive for coronavirus infection, a civic health official here said on Saturday.

The 40-year-old legislator had tested positive for the disease couple of days ago and is presently undergoing treatment at a hospital in neighbouring Mumbai, the official said.

The health department personnel are in the process of tracing the high-risk contacts of the BJP leader and will be quarantining them, he added.

Maharashtra has so far recorded 1,52,765 cases of COVID-19 and 7,106 deaths.

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