“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,” he tweeted.
Maharashtra has been witnessing a surge in COVID-19 cases in recent weeks.
India clocked 40,953 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, as per Ministry of Health released data on Saturday.
It is one of the biggest spike in cases in recent times.
The death toll due to the highly infectious virus now stands at 1,59,558 with 188 fresh deaths reported during the past 24 hours.