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
Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa tested negative for the virus after spending 9 days in hospital
BS Yediyurappa, on Sunday (August 2), said he tested positive for COVID-19
"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.
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.
On August 9, Karnataka health minister B Sriramulu tested positive for COVID-19
Taking to Twitter, Sriramulu said that he was tested after he showed flu-like symptoms
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