Coronavirus| Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa tests positive for COVID-19  08/02/2020 20:22:54  2

Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa. File   | Photo Credit: K. MURALI KUMAR

Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa has said on Sunday that he has tested positive for COVID-19. He said that he was being hospitalised as per the recommendation of doctors.

In a tweet late on Sunday, Mr. Yediyurappa said," 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."

H. Sudarshan Ballal, Chairman of Manipal Hospital, in a statement said, "Hon. CM of Karnataka Shri BS Yediyurappa has been admitted to Manipal hospital for observation.

"He is doing well, is clinically stable and will be monitored closely by our team."

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