Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, present process therapy at a hospital since final evening after testing constructive for COVID-19, on Monday stated there was no want for anybody to fret and he’ll quickly get again to work after restoration.
The Manipal Hospital the place the 77-year-old chief is admitted stated he was “doing well” and “clinically stable.”
While certainly one of his daughters has additionally examined constructive for COVID-19 and is admitted to the identical non-public hospital, his son BY Vijayendra stated he was going for seven days of residence quarantine as a precautionary measure.
Contact tracing and sanitising actions have been carried out on the Chief Ministers residence workplace and official residence right here, following which it emerged that at the least six staffers have been confirmed with the an infection, official sources stated.
The Chief Minister had took to twitter final evening to announce that he has examined constructive for COVID-19 and is being shifted to hospital.
“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,” Mr Yediyurappa had stated.
The Hospital in an announcement within the night stated the Chief Minister was admitted to Manipal Hospitals at round 11 pm on August 2 with gentle signs of COVID 19.
“At present, he is doing well and is clinically stable. Appropriate treatment has been initiated as per current protocols. He is being treated and monitored closely by a multidisciplinary team of doctors,” it stated.
Karnataka Medical Education Minister Okay Sudhakar, a medical physician himself, stated Mr Yediyurappa has “very mild cough and his chest is clear.”
“I think eight to ten days,” he informed PTI when requested how lengthy the Chief Minister must stay in hospital.
Mr Yediyurappa is the fourth member of his cupboard to contract the illness, after Forest Minister Anand Singh, Tourism Minister C T Ravi and Agriculture Minister BC Patil.
He was in residence quarantine a few weeks in the past, after some employees members in his residence workplace have been discovered contaminated with the virus.
Subsequently, his COVID-19 check outcomes have been discovered to be adverse.
In a video launched by his workplace, Mr Yediyurappa from the hospital stated, “Doctors after tests last night and this morning have said that there are no issues and I will recover and go out soon. There is no need for anyone to worry, at the earliest I will recover and come out and will indulge in my duties.”
The Chief Minister additionally stated he was in fixed contact with officers and has requested them to make sure that there isn’t a disruption within the authorities’s functioning.
According to officers, after Mr Yediyurappa examined constructive, random exams have been performed on the CM’s residence workplace “Krishna” and official residence “Cauvery”, throughout which at the least six folks together with gunman, driver, and house-keeping employees have examined constructive.
They have been despatched to to COVID Care Centre arrange at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BEIC) right here as they have been asymptomatic, sources stated.
Mr Yediyurappa’s private residence, Dhavalagiri at Dollars Colony right here has additionally been sanitised, they stated, including that entry can be restricted to residence workplace and official residence for a while now.
Meanwhile, Karnataka governor Vajubhai Vala and Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai, whom the Chief Minister had met on July 31, have examined adverse.
In an announcement launched by the governor’s workplace, his private secretary Tejas Bhatti stated after figuring out that the Chief Minister examined COVID-19 constructive, the governor, he himself and ADC to governor underwent corona Ag check and examined adverse in the present day.
Bommai’s workplace too in an announcement stated that the Home Minister had undergone a speedy antigen check and the outcomes have been adverse.
Leaders throughout celebration strains have wished for Mr Yediyurappa’s speedy restoration.
“I wish Hon’ble CM @BSYBJP a speedy recovery. @CMofKarnataka,” former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda tweeted.
“I wish Shri BS Yediyurappa a speedy recovery & to return with good health to continue his work for the people,” the chief of opposition Siddaramaiah tweeted.
Mr Yediyurappa stated BJP nationwide president JP Nadda, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman too wished him speedy restoration.
BJP employees and Mr Yediyurappa’s supporters held prayers in some components of the State for his well-being.
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