RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat Tests Positive For COVID-19, Hospitalised

According to a statement put by the organisation on Twitter, Bhagwat is admitted to Nagpur’s Kingsway hospital.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, 9 April. Bhagwat is hospitalised amid rising cases in Nagpur and Maharashtra

According to a statement put by the organisation on Twitter, Bhagwat is admitted to Nagpur’s Kingsway hospital.

“RSS Sarsanghchalak Dr Mohanji Bhagwat today tested Corona positive. He has normal symptoms and admitted to Kigsway hospital Nagpur,” the RSS tweeted.

Bhagwat's personal physician visited him at the hospital earlier on Saturday, ANI reported. All his vital parameters are normal and is under constant monitoring, as per the hospital's statement.

Amid an unrelenting surge in COVID cases in Maharashtra, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray led-government on Sunday, 4 April, announced a slew of restrictions in the state, including weekend lockdowns and night curfews.

The state accounts for more than half the country's daily infections and these ‘lockdown-like restrictions’ will be in force till 30 April.

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