Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa has tested positive for coronavirus and has been admitted to a private hospital, an official said on Sunday night.
“The Chief Minister took a test after feeling unwell. As the test was positive, he has been admitted in a private hospital on the recommendation of doctors,” the official told IANS here.
In a tweet in Kannada, the 78-year-old Yediyurappa said he was fine but got admitted to a hospital as a precaution on the advice of doctors.
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.
— B.S. Yediyurappa (@BSYBJP) August 2, 2020
“I request those who have come in contact with me recently to be observant and exercise self-quarantine,” he said.
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