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Maharashtra Home Minister Dilip Walse Patil tests positive for Covid-19

Dilip Walse Patil also came in contact with Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray and Aditya Thackeray during the state cabinet meeting

By: Express News Service | Mumbai |
Updated: October 28, 2021 10:27:32 pm
Maharashtra Home Minister Dilip Walse Patil (Facebook/Dilip Walse Patil)

Maharashtra Home Minister Dilip Walse Patil tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday.

Patil tweeted about the same on Thursday morning and asked those who had met him in the past few days to get tested.

Patil was on a tour of Amravati and Nagpur when he tested positive.

On Thursday morning, he tweeted, “After experiencing mild symptoms I decided to get tested for Covid-19. I have tested positive. My condition is stable and I am following my doctor’s advice. I urge all those who came in contact with me during Nagpur & Amravati tour, & other programs, to get themselves tested.”

Among other people, the Home Minister also came in contact with Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Aaditya Thackeray during the state Cabinet meeting. Both of them will also get tested, an official said.

An official said, “Patil also held meetings with several police officers, including district superintendents and police inspectors, to take stock of law and order issues.” The official added that these police officers have been asked to look out for symptoms.

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