Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah at this time tweeted to say that he has examined constructive for the novel coronavirus. In a quick put up on Twitter, Mr Siddaramaiah stated that he has been admitted to the hospital on the recommendation of medical doctors.
The Congress chief requested all those that got here in touch with him to take a look at for signs and to quarantine themselves.
“I have been tested positive for COVID-19 and also been admitted to the hospital on the advice of doctors as a precaution. I request all those who had come in contact with me to check out for symptoms & to quarantine themselves,” he tweeted this morning.
I’ve been examined constructive for #Covid19 & 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.
– Siddaramaiah (@siddaramaiah) August 4, 2020
Mr Siddaramaiah’s son stated 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 constructive on Sunday, replied to Mr Siddaramaiah tweet wishing him speedy restoration from the coronavirus an infection. Mr Yediyurappa’s daughter Padmavathi has additionally examined constructive, whereas his son, Vijayendra, has examined adverse.
Six workers members working in Mr Yediyurappa’s workplace examined constructive for the illness on Monday.
Mr Yediyurappa’s check outcomes got here in hours after Union Home Minister Amit Shah examined constructive for the illness.
Former Prime Minister and Janata Dal (Secular) President, HD Deve Gowda, additionally wished Mr Siddaramaiah a speedy restoration.
“Former chief minister and opposition leader Siddaramaiah was shocked to learn of coronary infection. I wish they would heal quickly and engage in the service of the people. I wish Siddaramaiah
a speedy recovery from COVID-19,” he tweeted in Kannada, tagging Mr Siddaramaiah.
Karnataka’s COVID-19 day by day rely dropped beneath the 5,000 mark for the primary time in 10 days on Monday, because it recorded 4,752 instances taking the whole variety of infections to 1,39,571. The whole 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 instances being reported inside 24 hours.