New Delhi: Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has tested positive for coronavirus. Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, the veteran Congress leader said that he has been admitted to the hospital on the advice of doctors. The Leader of Opposition, further urged all those who recently got in touch with him to check their symptoms. Also Read - Maggots Found in Bedsores of Man Post Discharge from Kerala Hospital; Minister Orders Probe
“I have been tested positive for #Covid19 & 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,” Siddaramaiah tweeted. Also Read - Odisha Deputy Speaker Rajanikant Singh, 11 other MLAs Test Positive For COVID-19
Earlier on Sunday, Karnataka Chief Minister and his daughter had tested positive for the highly contagious virus. The duo are undergoing treatment at Manipal Hospital in Bengaluru. “At present, Yediyurappa is doing well and is clinically stable. Appropriate treatment has been initiated as per protocols,” a Hospital official said in a statement yesterday.
“The Chief Minister is monitored by a multi-disciplinary team of our doctors,”the statement added.
Besides, six persons, including a woman, working at BSY’s official residence (‘Cauvery’) and home-office (‘Krishna’) also tested positive for coronavirus as his primary contacts. The six include a cook, maid, driver, housekeeper and a policeman on security duty.