Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MLA Saroj Ahire from Deolali in Maharashtra tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday along with three of her family members.
Ahire, through an official statement, confirmed the same adding that she has been quarantine from the last few days. Ahire is said to have contracted the virus after she attended a funeral in Mumbai recently. Ahire went to Mumbai to attend her sister-in-law’s funeral and reportedly stayed there for twelve days.
Earlier in the month, former Maharashtra CM Ashok Chavan and another NCP MLA and Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad also tested positive for coronavirus. While Awha has recovered, Chavan is undergoing treatment.