Karnataka Congress Leader Siddaramaiah Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Mr Siddaramaiah mentioned that he has been admitted to the hospital on the recommendation of medical doctors. (File)

New Delhi:

Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah right this moment tweeted to say that he has examined optimistic for the novel coronavirus. In a quick put up on Twitter, Mr Siddaramaiah mentioned that he has been admitted to the hospital on the recommendation of medical doctors.

The Congress chief requested all those that got here involved with him to take a look at for signs and to quarantine themselves.

“I’ve been examined optimistic for COVID-19 and additionally been admitted to the hospital on the recommendation of medical doctors as a precaution. I request all those that had are available in contact with me to take a look at for signs & to quarantine themselves,” he tweeted this morning.

Mr Siddaramaiah’s son mentioned that his father underwent Corona antigen check after he developed fever yesterday. Mr Siddaramaiah is the second outstanding chief after Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa to have contracted the virus.

Mr Yediyurappa, who examined optimistic on Sunday, replied to Mr Siddaramaiah tweet wishing him speedy restoration from the coronavirus an infection. Mr Yediyurappa’s daughter Padmavathi has additionally examined optimistic, whereas his son, Vijayendra, has examined unfavourable.

Six workers members working in Mr Yediyurappa’s workplace examined optimistic for the illness on Monday.

Mr Yediyurappa’s check outcomes got here in hours after Union House Minister Amit Shah examined optimistic for the illness. The Manipal Hospital the place the 77-year-old Karnataka chief is admitted mentioned he was “doing properly” and “clinically steady.” 

Former Prime Minister and Janata Dal (Secular) President, HD Deve Gowda, additionally wished Mr Siddaramaiah a speedy restoration.

“Former chief minister and opposition chief Siddaramaiah was shocked to study of coronary an infection. I want they might heal rapidly and interact within the service of the individuals. I want Siddaramaiah a speedy restoration from COVID-19,” he tweeted in Kannada, tagging Mr Siddaramaiah.

Karnataka’s COVID-19 each day depend dropped under the 5,000 mark for the primary time in 10 days on Monday, because it recorded 4,752 circumstances taking the whole variety of infections to 1,39,571. The overall variety of deaths within the southern state stands at 2,594.

The countrywide numbers of COVID-19 crossed the 18-lakh mark on Monday, only a day after it went previous 17 lakh mark, with 52,972 circumstances being reported inside 24 hours.

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