BANGALORE: Former minister of state for Maharashtra HK Patil has been infected by Covid19. He was recently appointed as in charge of the state of Maharashtra by the Congress High Command and was officially in charge of Maharashtra just two days ago.

On his way to Maharashtra, he met many of the leaders and returned. He had met several Congress leaders in Maharashtra and discussed the party organization. As number of coronavirus cases are very high in Maharashtra and according to sources the minister is infected during his trip to Maharashtra.