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.
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.