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Social worker Prakash Amte tests positive for COVID-19 in Nagpur

Tthe Padma Shri recipient's son Aniket said that Amte suffered from fever and was taken to Chandrapur, before being admitted to a private hospital in Nagpur after he tested positive for coronavirus.

Published: 26th February 2021 02:00 PM  |   Last Updated: 26th February 2021 02:00 PM   |  A+A-

Noted social worker Dr Prakash Amte

Noted social worker Dr Prakash Amte (Photo| Twitter/ @Dev_Fadnavis)

By PTI

NAGPUR: Noted social worker and Ramon Magsaysay award recipient Prakash Amte has tested positive for coronavirus and is undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Maharashtra's Nagpur city. Amte (73) had been experiencing symptoms of coronavirus for the last seven days, but his test in Gadchiroli had come out negative for the infection, the Padma Shri recipient's son Aniket told PTI.

He said that Amte suffered from fever and was taken to Chandrapur, before being admitted to a private hospital in Nagpur after he tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday evening. Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh wished Amte a speedy recovery.



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