Coronavirus: Siddaramaiah recovers from COVID-19 infection, discharged from hospital

First Published 13, Aug 2020, 4:44 PM

The 72-year-old Congress leader who was admitted to hospital for urinary infection, subsequently tested positive for coronavirus

<p>Former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah who was undergoing treatment at a private hospital here for COVID-19 infection has been discharged after recovery, his office said in a statement on Thursday.<br />
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Former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah who was undergoing treatment at a private hospital here for COVID-19 infection has been discharged after recovery, his office said in a statement on Thursday.
 

<p>The Leader of Opposition has been discharged after reports of the second test also came out negative, it said.<br />
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The Leader of Opposition has been discharged after reports of the second test also came out negative, it said.
 

<p>The statement said Siddaramaiah was admitted to hospital on August 3 for urinary infection and subsequently he had tested positive for the coronavirus infection.<br />
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The statement said Siddaramaiah was admitted to hospital on August 3 for urinary infection and subsequently he had tested positive for the coronavirus infection.
 

<p>As per the advice of the doctors, he will take rest at home for one week, it added.</p>

As per the advice of the doctors, he will take rest at home for one week, it added.

<p>The 72-year-old leader of opposition has thanked doctors and medical staff who took care of him at the Manipal hospital for the last ten days.</p>

The 72-year-old leader of opposition has thanked doctors and medical staff who took care of him at the Manipal hospital for the last ten days.

<p>He has also thanked people of the state and others, who wished his speedy recovery, the statement said.<br />
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He has also thanked people of the state and others, who wished his speedy recovery, the statement said.
 

<p>Siddaramaiah's son and Congress MLA from Varuna Dr Yathindra Siddaramaiah had tested positive on August 7.</p>

Siddaramaiah's son and Congress MLA from Varuna Dr Yathindra Siddaramaiah had tested positive on August 7.

<p>Chief minister BS Yediyurappa who was also undergoing treatment for COVID infection at the same Manipal Hospital was discharged on Monday (August 10) after recovery. He is currently under self-quarantine at home.</p>

Chief minister BS Yediyurappa who was also undergoing treatment for COVID infection at the same Manipal Hospital was discharged on Monday (August 10) after recovery. He is currently under self-quarantine at home.

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