Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa tests positive for COVID-19, Daughter also positive

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has tested coronavirus positive. In a late-night tweet on Sunday he said that he was fine but had been hospitalised on the recommendation of doctors.

Yediyurappa’s daughter has also tested positive for COVID-19. She has been admitted to the hospital.

“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,” Yediyurappa tweeted.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah had tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday and was admitted to a hospital on the advice of doctors.

“On getting the initial symptoms of coronavirus, I got the test done and the report came back positive. My health is fine, but I am being admitted to the hospital on the advice of doctors,” Shah had tweeted.

The Home Minister also requested those who had come in his contact in the last few days, to isolate themselves and get tested.