New Delhi: A senior Congress leader who is a minister in the Maharashtra cabinet has tested positive for novel coronavirus, sources and a Health official said on Sunday.
The minister has been travelling between Mumbai and his home district in Marathwada frequently, he said.
"He contracted the infection a few days back and is now undergoing treatment," the official said.
Earlier, NCP leader and Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad had tested positive for coronavirus. He recovered after remaining admitted in a hospital in Mumbai for more than two weeks.