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Maharashtra Cabinet Minister Chhagan Bhujbal tests COVID-19 positive

Chhagan Bhujbal

Chhagan Bhujbal

Maharashtra Food and Civil Supplies Minister Chhagan Bhujbal, on Monday, announced that he had tested positive for COVID-19.

Bhujbal is the seventh minister from the state to be infected by the virus this month.

 

I have tested positive for COVID-19. I request people, who came in contact with me since past two to three days to get tested for the virus. My health is fine and hence there is no reason to worry about. All citizens should take proper care in the backdrop of COVID-19. Mask, sanitiser should be used regularly, the senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader tweeted in Marathi.

 

Earlier this month, Maharashtra Ministers Anil Deshmukh, Rajendra Shingne, Jayant Patil, Rajesh Tope, Satej Patil and Bachchu Kadu had tested positive for the virus.

 

The development comes a day after the Cabinet Minister attended a meeting at the Nashik office on Sunday, to review the COVID-19 situation in the district.

 

Nashik District Collector Suraj Mandhare, Municipal Commissioner Kailas Jadhav, Commissioner of Police Deepak Pandey, District Superintendent of Police Sachin Patil, Zilla Parishad CEO Leena Bansod, District Surgeon Dr Ratna Ravkhande, District Health Officer Dr Kapil Aher, Resident District Surgeon Dr Prashant Khaire, Health Officer of Municipal Corporation Dr Bapusaheb Nagargoje, Resident Deputy Collector Bhagwat Doifode, Health Officer of District Hospital Dr Anant Pawar, Health Officer of Municipal Corporation Dr Avesh Pallod were present during the meet.

 

On Sunday, Maharashtra reported 6,971 new COVID-19 cases, raising the states infection tally to 21,00,884. The state reported 35 fatalities due to the virus on Sunday, taking the death toll to 51,788.

 

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Active COVID cases near 30,000 mark in Nagpur

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Radhika Dhawad | Nagpur


Nagpur’s COVID-19 tally, on Tuesday, January 25, reached 5,43,064 (till 5 pm) as 4028 (972 from rural and 2956 from city) new cases were recorded in a single day. 

Also, active COVID cases, as on Tuesday, could be seen inching closer to 30,000 mark in the district.

Six people lost their lives (one from rural and five from city) on Tuesday. Till now, 10,183 people have lost their lives due to COVID-19 in the district. Total tests taken were 11,377.
While patients who recovered on Tuesday were 2519, the total number of recovered patients stood at 503729.

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Nagpur reports 90 COVID cases in past 24 hours

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Radhika Dhawad | Nagpur

Nagpur’s COVID-19 tally on Sunday, January 2 reached 4,94,193 (till 5 pm) as 90 (73 city, nine rural) more people tested positive for the virus. 

Also, five patients recovered on Sunday taking the number of recoveries to 4,83,664. 

Till now, 10123 people have lost their lives due to COVID in the district. As of now, there are 406 active COVID patients in the district. 

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ALARMING! Nagpur reports 88 COVID cases in past 24 hours

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Radhika Dhawad | Nagpur


Nagpur registered 88 (81 from city) new COVID-19 positive cases on Friday, December 31. Nagpur previously had recorded as minimum as six cases on December 24. 

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