Coronavirus: Karnataka CM Yediyurappa tests negative for COVID-19

First Published 10, Aug 2020, 4:31 PM

 After 9 days in hospital, Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa tested negative for COVID-19
 

<p>Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa tested negative for the virus after spending 9 days in hospital</p>

Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa tested negative for the virus after spending 9 days in hospital

<p>&nbsp;BS Yediyurappa, on Sunday (August 2), said he tested positive for COVID-19</p>

 BS Yediyurappa, on Sunday (August 2), said he tested positive for COVID-19

<p>"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," the chief minister confirmed on Twitter.</p>

"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," the chief minister confirmed on Twitter.

<p>Yediyurappa was in home quarantine a couple of weeks ago, after some staff members in his office-cum-residence were found infected with the virus.</p>

Yediyurappa was in home quarantine a couple of weeks ago, after some staff members in his office-cum-residence were found infected with the virus.

<p>On August 9, Karnataka health minister B Sriramulu tested positive for COVID-19</p>

On August 9, Karnataka health minister B Sriramulu tested positive for COVID-19

<p>Taking to Twitter, Sriramulu said that he was tested after he showed flu-like symptoms</p>

Taking to Twitter, Sriramulu said that he was tested after he showed flu-like symptoms

<p>As the number of fresh COVID-19 cases and fatalities linked to the pandemic surged in Bengaluru, the capital city alone reported 1948 new cases while the same was 5985 across Karnataka on Sunday</p>

As the number of fresh COVID-19 cases and fatalities linked to the pandemic surged in Bengaluru, the capital city alone reported 1948 new cases while the same was 5985 across Karnataka on Sunday

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