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Karnataka health minister Sriramulu tests corona positive

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | AKNISREE KARTHIK
Published Aug 9, 2020, 7:14 pm IST
Updated Aug 9, 2020, 9:50 pm IST
Much-travelled minister checks into government hospital
File photo of Karnataka's Health Minister Sriramulu (Photo Credits: PTI)
 File photo of Karnataka's Health Minister Sriramulu (Photo Credits: PTI)

Bengaluru: Karnataka health minister Sriramulu has become the latest politician to be infected by Covid-19. 

He has checked in to the government-run Bowring Hospital on Sunday evening.

 

Sriramulu revealed on Twitter he tested positive for the coronavirus on Sunday. He explained that he had had fever on Sunday morning and so got himself tested for coronavirus.

The minister said his extensive travels to all the 30 districts in Karnataka may have exposed him to the virus.

Chief minister B S Yediyurappa and leader of the opposition Siddaramaiah are also in quarantine due to coronavirus infection.

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Location: India, Karnataka, Bengaluru




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