Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray tests positive for coronavirus
Maharashtra minister and son of state’s Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, Aaditya, said on Saturday that he has tested positive for coronavirus.
Informing of his health in a Twitter post, Aaditya Thackeray said he got himself tested for coronavirus after having mild symptoms and is Covid positive.
Aaditya Thackeray also urged people to follow Covid-19 protocols and stay safe, emphasising that it is “extremely important to not let guard down”.
“On having mild symptoms of COVID, I had myself tested and I am COVID positive. I request everyone who came in contact with me to get themselves tested. I urge everyone to realise that it is extremely important to not let your guard down. Please follow COVID protocols & stay safe,” Aaditya Thackeray’s tweet read.
Covid situation worsens in Maharashtra
Maharashtra has been witnessing a renewed spike in coronavirus cases and has reported 27,126 fresh infections on Saturday, its highest-ever single-day tally.
In view of the rising Covid-19 cases, the state government on Friday issued a fresh set of restrictions for auditoriums, theatres and private offices.
As per the latest Covid-19 guidelines, auditoriums and theatres in Maharashtra will be allowed to operate at only 50 per cent capacity. Similarly, private offices will also be allowed to work with 50 per cent staff.