Maharashtra PWD Minister Ashok Chavan, who has tested positive for coronavirus, was on Monday admitted in a hospital here, a close aide said.
He left for Mumbai from Nanded earlier in the day where he tested positive for COVID-19 and was undergoing treatment, in a cardiac ambulance on Monday.
Meanwhile, the health ministry issued guidelines for domestic travel, advising passengers to download the Aarogya Setu application on their mobile devices and asking states to ensure thermal screening at the departure point of airports, railway stations, and bus terminals.
In Mumbai, the police issued orders under Section 144 of the CrPC prohibiting persons from disseminating “incorrect” or factually distorted information through messaging platforms and social media sites like WhatsApp, Twitter, and TikTok. The order also prohibits the spread of inflammatory statements that are discriminatory against a particular community and any information which could cause panic or confusion among the public.
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