Coronavirus Outbreak: Maharashtra minister Jitendra Awhad admitted to Thane hospital after week-long self quarantine

Jitendra Awhad, who had quarantined himself after some of his security staff tested positive for novel coronavirus, on Tuesday got admitted in a private hospital

Press Trust of India April 22, 2020 10:30:52 IST
Coronavirus Outbreak: Maharashtra minister Jitendra Awhad admitted to Thane hospital after week-long self quarantine

Mumbai: Maharashtra Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad, who had quarantined himself after some of his security staff tested positive for novel coronavirus , on Tuesday got admitted in a private hospital in neighbouring Thane city.

The NCP MLA from Mumbra Kalwa has been in quarantine since 13 April as a precautionary measure, and had said at the time that his samples had tested negative for the virus.

"He had completed over a week in self-quarantine and today approached the hospital as part of precautionary check- up," an NCP functionary close to the development said.

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