Deputy chief minister of Karnataka Govind M Karjol has tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday. Govind has been hospitalised on the advice of a doctor even though he had no symptoms.
Bengaluru: Karnataka deputy chief minister Govind M Karjol has said that he has tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday.
The deputy CM made the announcement on his Twitter handle on September 22.
"The COVID-19 test has confirmed me to be positive and I have been hospitalised on the advice of a doctor even though I had no symptoms".
ಕೋವಿಡ್ 19 ಪರೀಕ್ಷೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ನನಗೆ ಪಾಸಿಟಿವ್ ಎಂದು ದೃಢ ಪಟ್ಟಿದ್ದು, ನನಗೆ ಯಾವುದೇ ರೋಗಲಕ್ಷಣಗಳು ಇಲ್ಲದಿದ್ದರೂ ವೈದ್ಯರ ಸಲಹೆಯಂತೆ ಆಸ್ಪತ್ರೆಗೆ ದಾಖಲಾಗುತ್ತಿದ್ದೇನೆ.— Govind M Karjol (@GovindKarjol) September 22, 2020
ನನ್ನ ಸಂಪರ್ಕದಲ್ಲಿದ್ದವರು ಮುಂಜಾಗ್ರತೆವಹಿಸಿ, ಕೋವಿಡ್ ಪರೀಕ್ಷೆಗೊಳಪಟ್ಟು ಕ್ವಾರಂಟೈನ್ ನಲ್ಲಿರುವಂತೆ ಎಂದು ಕೋರುತ್ತೇನೆ.
Govind Karjol appealed to those who had come in contact with him to exercise caution and undergo tests and get themselves quarantined.
The deputy CM holds the portfolio of public works department and social welfare and had also attended the Assembly proceedings on Monday.
Earlier, chief minister Yediyurappa and a few other ministers, including another deputy chief minister CN Ashwath Narayan, home minister Basavaraj Bommai, forest minister Anand Singh, tourism minister C T Ravi and agriculture minister BC Patil, had tested positive for coronavirus and have recovered.
Last Updated 23, Sep 2020, 10:38 AM