Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray (Photo Credit: PTI)
Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Tuesday said that the cops at chief minister Uddhav Thackeray’s residence Mahoshree will be tested for coronavirus. This comes a day after a tea-stall owner near the bungalow tested positive of COVID-19. On Monday, a vendor who sells tea near 'Matoshree', the private residence of Maharashtra Chief Minster Uddhav Thackeray in suburban Bandra, was found positive for novel coronavirus infection.
As a precautionary measure, the BMC has sprayed disinfectants in the area. "The vendor runs a tea stall in the locality. After he was found positive, contact tracking is going on," he said.
With 120 fresh cases, the Covid-19 tally in Maharashtra on Monday mounted to 868, a Health official said. "Out of the 120 people, 68 have tested positive from Mumbai city alone and 41 from Pune," he said. "The remaining cases includes two each from Vasai-Virar area, Satara and Ahmednagar, three from Aurangabad and one each from Jalna and Nashik," he added.