Former Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis tests positive for coronavirus

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister and BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis has tested positive for coronavirus COVID-19 infection. Fadnavis took to Twitter and shared the news.

Former Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis tests positive for coronavirus
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MUMBAI: Former Maharashtra Chief Minister and BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis has tested positive for coronavirus COVID-19 infection.

The Leader of Opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly took to microblogging site Twitter on Saturday to share the news.

"I have been working every single day since the lockdown but now it seems that God wants me to stop for a while and take a break ! I have tested #COVID19 positive and in isolation. Taking all medication & treatment as per the advice of the doctors," he tweeted.

"Those who have come in contact with me are advised to get covid19 tests done. Take care, everyone !," he wrote in another tweet.

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Devendra Fadnavis, 50, said that he has gone into isolation and assured that he was taking all medications as per the advice of his doctors.

Devendra Fadnavis is the BJP in-charge for the ongoing crucial Assembly elections in Bihar and during his hectic poll schedules, has been regularly shutting between Maharashtra and Bihar in the past few weeks.