Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai, Food Minister K Gopalaiya test positive for COVID-19

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Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai today tweeted that he has received COVID-19.

Bengaluru:

Two more Karnataka ministers – Basavaraj Bommai and K Gopalaiya – have been tested positive for coronavirus by the cabinet of Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa.

Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai today tweeted that he has contracted the virus.

“Our domestic help at home was found to be infected with coronavirus yesterday. Therefore, I also did a test and found positive for the virus,” he said.

Mr. Bommai said that he was asymptomatic and healthy but as a precautionary measure he has isolated himself at home.

Earlier on Tuesday, Food and Civil Supplies Minister K Gopalaiya said in a tweet, “As I have tested positive for coronovirus, I am hospitalized on the advice of a doctor, although I have no symptoms of the disease.” Huh.”

Both have appealed to those who came in contact with them and took necessary precautions by investigating them.

Other ministers who were infected with the pathogen include Forest Minister Anand Singh, Tourism Minister CT Ravi and Agriculture Minister BC Patil.

As of Tuesday evening, 4.75 lakh people were found infected with the virus. While 7,481 people have become infected since the outbreak of the disease.

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