Union minister and Republic of India (RPI) chief Ramdas Athawale tested positive of COVID-19 on Tuesday, 27 October, his office confirmed. The Republican Party of India (A) leader has been admitted to a private hospital in south Mumbai.
Athawale took to Twitter to inform about the tests, he advised all those who came in contact with him to get COVID-19 tests done.
I have tested #COVID19 positive and as per advise of Doctors I have been hospitalised for few days. Those who have been come in contact with me are advised to get COVID-19 tests done. Take Care & Stay Safe
— Dr.Ramdas Athawale (@RamdasAthawale) October 27, 2020
On Monday, 26 October, the Athawale held a press conference and inducted Bollywood actress Payal Ghosh in RPI-A.
Earlier in February, Athawale’s video went viral in which he was seen chanting ‘Go Corona Go’ along with Chinese Consul General in Mumbai Tang Guocai.
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