New Delhi: Ruling AIADMK party legislator K Palani representing the Sriperumbudur assembly constituency of Tamil Nadu on Saturday tested positive for coronavirus. He has been admitted to MIOT Hospital, said a hospital official. Also Read - IIT Kanpur Develops UV Device to Disinfect Room in 15 Minutes

According to the official, Palani, 57, was admitted to the hospital on Friday night. The official said the lawmaker is currently stable. Also Read - 'Even COVID-19 Couldn't End it': Twitter Left in Splits After 'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai' Actors Shoot Scene Wearing Face Masks

Earlier, DMK lawmaker J. Anbazhagan died in a private hospital due to Covid-19. He was elected from Chepauk-Tiruvallikeni constituency. Also Read - Bihar BJP Chief Tests Coronavirus Positive; Wife, Mother Infected Too

Palani is the second lawmaker in Tamil Nadu to test positive for coronavirus.

Tamil Nadu is the second worst-hit state by Coronavirus. It has recorded a total of 40,698 cases so far.