Karnataka CM Yeddyurappa Tests Positive For Virus

Mon Aug 03 2020 13:07:47 GMT+0530 (IST)

The deadly coronavirus is spreading rapidly and leaving no man untouched. From commoners to VIPs and VVIPs, everyone is falling prey for the virus.

Karnataka chief minister B S Yeddyurappa tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday night and has been hospitalised.

In a late-night tweet on Sunday, Yeddyurappa said: "I am tested positive for coronavirus. I am healthy and admitted to hospital as per doctors advice. I request all who have come to contact with me to exercise self quarantine."

Covid tests were also conducted on his family, and his daughter Padmavati was found to be positive while his son tested negative.

As of now, two ministers C T Ravi and B C Patil have tested positive for coronavirus, and two MLCs M K Paramesh and Ivan D Souza also found positive.