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Amid political crisis, Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray tests Covid positive

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, an official said

Uddhav Thackeray | Maharashtra | Maharashtra government

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray speaks during a virtual meeting
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray speaks during a virtual meeting

Chief Minister tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, an official said.

Thackeray's antigen test came out positive, the official from the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) said.

The 61-year-old CM attended the weekly cabinet meeting virtually.

Senior Congress leader Kamal Nath, who is in Mumbai in the wake of a political crisis in the Thackeray-led government, told reporters that he was supposed to meet the CM, but cannot do so now since the latter has tested positive for the .

Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari had also tested positive for COVID-19 and he was admitted to a private hospital in south Mumbai earlier in the day, another official said.

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First Published: Wed, June 22 2022. 14:45 IST