Karnataka ‘Lake Man’ Kaamegowda tests positive for COVID-19

First Published 22, Jul 2020, 5:34 PM

Karnataka ‘Lake Man’ Kaamegowda, who was praised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a recent Mann Ki Baat talk, has tested positive for coronavirus

 

<p>The 84-year-old Karnataka ‘Lake Man’ Kaamegowda has tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19)</p>

The 84-year-old Karnataka ‘Lake Man’ Kaamegowda has tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19)

<p>He has been admitted to the Mandya Institute of Medical Sciences (MIMS) and is under medical observation</p>

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He has been admitted to the Mandya Institute of Medical Sciences (MIMS) and is under medical observation

 

<p>According to reports, he had leg injuries and was doing the hospital rounds for the last few days<br />
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According to reports, he had leg injuries and was doing the hospital rounds for the last few days
 

<p>On Monday (July 20), he was shifted to MIMS in Mandya, where his swabs were collected</p>

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On Monday (July 20), he was shifted to MIMS in Mandya, where his swabs were collected

 

<p>And his test results came positive for COVID-19</p>

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And his test results came positive for COVID-19

 

<p>&nbsp;Kaamegowda has become the talk of the nation since his remarkable story was narrated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his monthly Mann Ki Baat radio address</p>

 Kaamegowda has become the talk of the nation since his remarkable story was narrated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his monthly Mann Ki Baat radio address

<p>&nbsp;Kaamegowda has constructed 16 ponds at his native village. He was recently praised by PM Modi</p>

 Kaamegowda has constructed 16 ponds at his native village. He was recently praised by PM Modi

<p>On July 2, Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) issued him a free bus pass for lifetime</p>

On July 2, Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) issued him a free bus pass for lifetime

<p>&nbsp;The ‘Lake Man’ has constructed 16 smaller ponds in over 40 years at Kundinibetta, a hillock at his village in Malavalli taluk of Mandya district, helping fellow shepherds and animals</p>

 The ‘Lake Man’ has constructed 16 smaller ponds in over 40 years at Kundinibetta, a hillock at his village in Malavalli taluk of Mandya district, helping fellow shepherds and animals

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