Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa Tests Positive For COVID-19
While it was very dreadful for everyone to hear about Union Home Minister Amit Shah being tested coronavirus positive on Sunday, a yet another bad news was soon to strike on the same day. In a very unhappy news, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa also tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday and has been admitted to a private hospital in Bengaluru.
The Chief Minister took to Twitter to announce about him being tested positive for the infection, he wrote, "I have tested positive for coronavirus. Whilst I am fine, I am being hospitalised as a precaution on the recommendation of doctors. I request those who have come in contact with me recently to be observant and exercise self quarantine”.
Meanwhile, H. Sudarshan Ballal, Chairman of Manipal Hospital, in a statement said, “Hon. CM of Karnataka Shri BS Yediyurappa has been admitted to Manipal hospital for observation.
The hospital staff said that the CM is clinically stable and is being monitored closely by its team of doctors. The minister had recently met Dr K Kasturirangan on Friday, to felicitate him for the New Education Policy (NEP) that the octogenarian scientist had drafted.
Also, Uttar Pradesh minister Mahendra Singh has tested positive for COVID-19, a state government official said on Sunday.