60 percent of Maharashtra government ministers Corona positive
Mumbai : Maharashtra Food and Civil Supplies Minister Chhagan Bhujbal said on Monday that he has been found infected with the coronavirus. After this, nearly 60 percent of the ministers of Maharashtra’s Uddhav Thackeray government have become coronavirus positive.
Last year, coronavirus started to wreak havoc in the country. According to India Today news, 26 out of 43 ministers of the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government have been infected with Corona during this one year. Not only this, five ministers of the government have been found positive last week. Corona cases have increased once again in Maharashtra.
Apart from Bhujbal, Water Resources Minister Jayant Patil, Food and Drug Administration Minister Dr. Rajendra Shingan and Health Minister Rajesh Tope have also been found infected with corona. Maharashtra government minister Omprakash alias Bachu Kadu has been found infected with corona for the second time.
In Maharashtra, the NCP minister has been the most infected by Corona in the three-party coalition government. Out of a total of 16 NCP ministers, 13 have been found to be coronavirus positive. Apart from this, 7 Congress and 5 Shiv Sena ministers have been infected with Corona.
Other ministers who were found to be infected with Corona include Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, Housing Minister Jitendra Ahad, Social Justice Minister Dhananjay Munde, Labor Minister Dilip Walse Patil, FDA Minister Rajendra Shingane, Rural Development Minister Hasan Mushrif, Co-operatives Minister Balasaheb Patil and Sanjay Bansode as well as Prajat Tanpura.
More than 6 thousand cases of corona have been coming out for the last three consecutive days. Maharashtra has seen 5 thousand 210 new cases on Monday.