Former CM Ashok Chavan discharged after recovering from COVID-19

Sneha Shah | Jun 4, 2020 18:13

Ashok Chavan

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister and current PWD Minister Ashok Chavan, who tested positive for coronavirus on May 24, was discharged from the hospital in Mumbai on June 4 after full recovery.

Congress leader Chavan, an MLA from Bhokar constituency in Nanded district, was in Nanded when he tested positive for coronavirus. He was later shifted to a private hospital in Mumbai on May 25 for treatment. After being discharged, 61-year-old Chavan reached his home to a warm welcome from family members. The cabinet minister will remain quarantined at his home as per COVID-19 guidelines.

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Chavan is the second cabinet minister in the Maha Vikas Aghadi government after Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad to have tested positive for COVID-19. Awhad, who contracted the virus in April, has too recovered from the virus.