A girl MLA has examined optimistic for coronavirus in Thane district of Maharashtra, turning into the fourth legislator from the world to contract the illness, a senior civic official mentioned on Thursday.
The MLA examined optimistic for COVID-19 on Wednesday, he mentioned.
Her husband examined optimistic for the an infection on Thursday and each of them have been dwelling quarantined, the official mentioned.
She has turn into the fourth legislator to check optimistic for COVID-19 in Thane district. Earlier, two MLAs and an MLC had contracted the illness.
A Hindi poetess, who was in her 60s, died of COVID-19 on Thursday, civic officers mentioned.
Meanwhile, with the addition of 1,921 new COVID-19 instances in Thane district, the tally rose to three,567 on Thursday, the officers mentioned
Also, 36 extra sufferers died, taking the rely within the district to 1,130, they mentioned.