Eknath Sambhaji Shinde of Shiv Sena
Eknath Sambhaji Shinde of Shiv Sena

Minister of Public Works (undertakings) and the chairman of Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) Eknath Shinde has tested positive for COVID-19. He is the 14th minister in Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray’s council of ministers to test positive. Shinde was at Bhiwandi after a building collapsed two days ago and was supervising its relief work. He also attended the cabinet meeting held on the same day.

In a tweet, Shinde said, “Yesterday, when I tested myself for COVID-19, the result came positive. With the blessings of all of you, I am fine. Everyone who came in contact with me in the last few days should take proper care and take the necessary precautions by getting themselves tested for the virus.”

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