Karnataka's BS Yediyurappa Tested Covid Positive, Hospitalised

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa tweeted that he had examined Covid constructive (File)

Bengaluru:

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa tweeted late Sunday night time that he had examined constructive for the novel coronavirus. In a quick publish on Twitter Mr Yediyurappa stated that he was advantageous however had been hospitalised on the recommendation of medical doctors.

Mr Yediyurappa, 77, additionally requested all those that had are available in contact with him to be cautious of Covid signs and self-isolate.

“I’ve examined constructive for coronavirus. While I’m advantageous, I’m being hospitalised as a precaution on suggestion of medical doctors. I request those that have are available in contact with me just lately to be observant and train self-quarantine,” the Chief Minister’s tweet learn.

Mr Yediyurappa is the second high-profile political chief to substantiate testing constructive for COVID-19 immediately; hours earlier Union Dwelling Minister Amit Shah tweeted comparable information.

Mr Shah, 55, too stated that he was “advantageous” and that he had been hospitalised on the “recommendation of medical doctors”. The minister additionally requested all those that had been in touch with him over the previous few days to “please isolate your self and get your assessments performed”.

The Dwelling Minister had attended a cupboard assembly on Wednesday, at which a number of prime colleagues, together with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had been current.

All Covid norms, together with social distancing, had been adopted at that assembly, sources stated.

Final week Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan examined constructive for the virus as properly. He has been in hospital since then and tweeted immediately to say that he was properly and, minutes after Mr Yediyurappa tweeted his Covid constructive standing, he posted a get-well-soon message.

“I pray to God in your speedy restoration, Yediyurappaji,” Mr Chouhan wrote.

Mr Chouhan had tweeted a message for Mr Shah too. “Dwelling Minister Amit Shah, might God allow you to get well quickly, so you possibly can serve the nation with full power. Our greatest needs are with you,” his tweet learn.

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit additionally examined constructive immediately, Chennai’s Kauvery Hospital, the place he has been admitted, stated. He’s asymptomatic and clinically secure.

This morning the virus claimed the lifetime of a UP minister – Kamal Rani Varun, 62, died at Lucknow’s Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences.

During the last 24 hours, 54,735 circumstances had been reported, taking the entire variety of circumstances to 17,50,723, information from the Well being Ministry confirmed.

The persevering with spike in circumstances over the previous weeks comes as India regularly re-opens its economic system after greater than 4 months of the world’s strictest lockdown. Unlock3, the third section of easing of restrictions, got here into impact on Saturday.

It took simply 185 days for India to cross the 17-lakh mark after the primary case was reported in Kerala in January; it took 110 days to document the primary 1 lakh circumstances. Greater than 60 per cent of complete circumstances within the nation and over 50 per cent of complete deaths have been recorded in July.

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