Maharashtra Governor undergoes Covid-19 test after 18 test positive in Raj Bhavan

Bhagat Singh Koshyari

Mumbai: Around 18 staff of Maharashtra’s Raj Bhavan, the official residence of the Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari in Mumbai, have tested positive for Covid-19.

Koshyari has undergone the test for Covid-19. “I am perfectly alright, and not in self-isolation. I underwent relevant tests, the result of which came in the negative. There are no symptoms of COVID – 19 either,” he posted.

According to reports, a hundred tests had been carried out in the Raj Bhavan. The first person to test positive on the premises was a junior electrical engineer. The patients are asymptomatic and stable.

Maharashtra is the worst-hit State in India for coronavirus. Eight States, including Maharashtra, Tamilnadu, Delhi, Karnataka and Telangana, account for around 90 per cent of the active Covid-19 cases in the country and 80 per cent of the active cases have been reported from 49 districts, the Group of Ministers (GoM) on Covid-19 was informed recently.

 

NT Bureau