Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar discharged from hospital, to remain in isolation

Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar discharged from hospital, to remain in isolation

On Monday, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister Ajit Pawar was discharged from the hospital. He had tested positive for the coronavirus on October 26, Pawar will remain in isolation for the next few days.

This information has been shared by his cousin NCP MP Supriya Sule via her WhatsApp Status. She also mentioned that he will rest for a week at home. She also thanked the hospital and the staff of taking good care of her cousin and credited them for his speedy recovery. 

Pawar had complained of feeling tired after his visit to Solapur. On Thursday, October 22, he had informed that he has quarantined at home and resumed his office work from his official residence 'Devagiri'. While Pawar tested positive, he remained asymptomatic and got himself admitted as a precautionary measure on his doctor's advice. He was undergoing treatment at Breach Candy Hospital

 Due to this ill-health, Ajit Pawar could not attend a major public function NCP organised to welcome senior state politician Eknath Khadse in the party. Khadse quit the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party and joined the NCP last week.

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As on Monday, 4.64 crore people across the world have been infected by the coronavirus, according to the Johns Hopkins University. Over 3.10 crore people have recovered from the infection. In India, the total tally now stands at  82,29,313 with 45,231 new COVID-19 cases being recorded in the last 24 hours, as per the data shared by the health ministry on Monday morning.

Mumbai on November 1, recorded a total of 908 new patients as per the data released by the state health department. Along with this, 25 people died due to COVID-19 infection in the island city due to this disease in the last 24 hours. At present, Mumbai ranks second among coronavirus cases in the state and with these new additions, the total patient count has now reached over 2.58 lakh. 

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