Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray and his mother have tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday.
According to reports, Thackeray has mild symptoms. He will be home-quarantined, reports said.
Besides, the party meeting which to be held in Mumbai has been postponed due to Thackeray's health, reports added.
Meanwhile, Maharashtra on Friday recorded 1,632 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the number of active cases to 24,138. Besides, 40 COVID-19 deaths were reported in the day, taking the number of total fatalities to 1,39,965.
1,744 patients were discharged in the day, taking the tally to 64,32,138. The recovery rate in the state is 97.46%. The case fatality rate in the state is 2.12%.
The Mumbai circle--which consists of MCGM, Thane, TMC, Navi Mumbai, KDMC, Ulhasnagar MC, Bhivandi Nijampur MC, Mira Bhayandar MC, Palghar, Vasai Virar MC, Raigad, Panvel MC--recorded 709 new cases.
The Nashik circle--which consists of Nashik, Nashik MC, Malegaon MC, Ahmednagar, Ahmednagar MC, Dhule, Dhule MC, Jalgaon, Jalgaon MC, Nandurbar--reported 204 fresh COVID-19 cases.
The Pune circle--which includes Pune, PMC, PCMC, Solapur, Solapur MC, Satara--recorded 488 new cases.
The Kolhapur circle--which includes Kolhapur, Kolhapur MC, Sangli, Sangli MC, Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri-- reported 127 new cases.
The Aurangabad circle--which consists of Aurangabad, Aurangabad MC, Jalna, Hingoli, Parbhani, Parbhani MC-- reported 31 fresh cases.
The Latur circle--which consists of Latur, Latur MC, Osmanabad, Beed, Nanded, Nanded MC--recorded 53 fresh cases.
The Akola circle--which includes Akola, Akola MC, Amaravati, Amaravati MC, Yawatmal, Buldhana, Washim-- recorded 7 fresh cases.
Nagpur circle--which includes Nagpur, Nagpur MC, Wardha, Bhandara, Gondia, Chandrapur, Chandrapur MC, Gadchiroli --reported 13 fresh cases.