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Sharad Pawar tests Covid positive, says 'no cause for concern, following treatment'

NCP chief Sharad Pawar has requested all those who have been in contact with him in the past few days to get themselves tested and take all necessary precautions.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk
New Delhi Updated on: January 24, 2022 14:25 IST
NCP MP Sharad Pawar.
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NCP MP Sharad Pawar.

Highlights

  • NCP chief Sharad Pawar tests positive for coronavirus, following doctor's treatment
  • Pawar has asked all those who came in contact with him to get tested
  • India on Monday logged over 3 lakh fresh Covid cases

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar has tested for coronavirus and is following the treatment suggested by his doctor. 

Taking to Twitter, Pawar informed, "I have tested Covid positive but there is no cause for concern. I am following the treatment as suggested by my doctor. I request all those who have been in contact with me in the past few days to get themselves tested and take all necessary precautions."

Meanwhile, on Monday, India registered a substantial decline in the Covid-19 cases with 3,06,064 news infections surfacing in past 24 hours, as per the Health and Family Welfare Ministry data on Monday.

In the same period, a total of 439 deaths were reported pushing the total fatality count to 4,89,848.

The active caseload has jumped to 22,49,335 which constitute 5.69 per cent of the country's total positive cases.

The recovery of 2,43,495 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally to 3,68,04,145. Consequently, the country's recovery rate stands at 93.07 per cent.

Also in the same period, a total of 14,74,753 tests were conducted across the coun

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(With inputs from IANS)

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