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Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren took to Twitter on Wednesday and announced the same, stating that state cabinet minister Mithilesh Thakur and party MLA Mathura Mahato have tested positive for coronavirus.
“Both are currently being treating at a government hospital. As a precaution, I will also be in self-isolation for the next few days from today,” his tweet read.
Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren has placed himself under home quarantine after coming in contact with a state minister was tested Covid-19 positive.
The chief minister has also requested all officers and staff of his office to undergo home quarantine.
“I will keep on performing important tasks,” the chief minister tweeted, urging people to avoid crowded places and wear a mask on stepping out.
“If there is no mask, then cover your face with a cloth. Like every time, I would like to remind you to keep a distance between each other but keep your hearts connected,” the chief minister posted.