Mumbai: Maharashtra state Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray’s son, Aaditya Thackeray, has tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday (March 20).
He took to Twitter to announce that he was having mild symptoms of the virus and got tested. He urged everyone to follow COVID-19 guidelines and not to let their guard down.
On having mild symptoms of COVID, I had myself tested and I am COVID positive. I request everyone who came in contact with me to get themselves tested.
I urge everyone to realise that it is extremely important to not let your guard down. Please follow COVID protocols & stay safe
— Aaditya Thackeray (@AUThackeray) March 20, 2021
Meanwhile, Maharashtra reported 27,126 new COVID-19 cases, 13,588 recoveries and 92 deaths in the last 24 hours.
Over 40 lakh people have received the COVID-19 vaccine jab in Maharashtra since the immunization drive commenced on January 16, reported PTI.
As per the data released by the state health department, 1,89,130 persons received vaccine shots on Friday, raising the tally to 40,96,898.
The state also administered second dose of the vaccine to 13,454 healthcare workers and 22,142 frontline workers on Friday.
Altogether 8,91,881 healthcare workers and 6,12,627 frontline staff have received their first dose and 4,11,500 healthcare and 1,42,588 frontline workers have taken their second shot so far.
As many as 3,47,197 people with co-morbidities in the age group of 40 to 60 years and 16,91,165 senior citizens have been vaccinated so far.