Mumbai’s Guardian Minister and Senior Congress leader, Aslam Shaikh have tested positive for the coronavirus. The minister said he is currently asymptomatic and urged those who came in close contact with him to get themselves tested.
Shaikh informed about this through his tweet “This is to inform that I’ve tested positive for #COVID-19. I’m currently asymptomatic and isolating myself. I request all those who have come in close contact with me to get themselves tested. I’ll continue to work from home to serve people of my state”.
Shaikh has isolated himself inside his home for now. He is the fourth minister in the Uddhav Thackeray-led government to catch the infection. Public Works department minister Ashok Chavan, Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad, and Social Justice Minister Dhananjay Munde were previously hospitalised with the infection. All of them have recovered.