Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa Tests Positive For Covid-19 Twice In 9 Months
Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday. He tested positive for the second time in nine months.
Mr Yediyurappa informed everyone via twitter, Upon having mild fever, i got tested for Covid-19 and my report has come out positive, he said that he was fine but had been hospitalised on the advice of doctors. The 78 year-old Yeddiyurappa was earlier hospitalised on August 2, 2020 after he tested positive for coronavirus.
Upon having mild fever, today I got tested for Covid-19 and my report has come out positive. Although I am doing fine, I am being hospitalised based on the advise of doctors. I request all those who have come in my contact recently to be observant and exercise self-quarantine.
— B.S. Yediyurappa (@BSYBJP) April 16, 2021
Earlier today in the morning he chaired an emergency meeting on the coronavirus situation in the state after the state breached the 11-mark cases of Covid-19 on Thursday.
On Thursday, the CM had left his roadshow midway after developing uneasiness and fever. He was campaigning for the BJP candidate, Mangala Angadi, for the Belagavi Lok Sabha bypoll.