Bengaluru, August 3
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa who has been hospitalised after testing optimistic for COVID-19 is “doing well” and is “clinically stable”, the hospital treating him mentioned.
The 78-year-old chief is being monitored by a staff of medical doctors on the Manipal hospital right here.
“CM of Karnataka BS Yediyurappa has been admitted to Manipal hospital for observation. He is doing well, is clinically stable and will be monitored closely by our team,” Manipal Hospital mentioned in a press release issued on Sunday night time, hours after the chief was admitted.
The chief minister on Sunday night time had tweeted that he had examined optimistic for coronavirus.
“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 exercise self-quarantine,” Yediyurappa had mentioned in his tweet.
Yediyurappa was in house quarantine a few weeks in the past after some workers members in his house workplace had been discovered contaminated with the virus. Subsequently, his COVID-19 check outcomes had been discovered to be unfavorable.
Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda and Leader of Opposition within the state Siddaramaiah have wished Yediyurappa a speedy restoration. “I wish Hon’ble CM @BSYBJP a speedy recovery. @CMofKarnataka,” Gowda mentioned on Twitter.
“I wish Shri B S Yediyurappa a speedy recovery & to return with good health to continue his work for the people,” Siddaramaiah tweeted.
Yediyurappa is the fourth member of his cupboard to contract the contagious viral illness.
Earlier, Forest Minister Anand Singh, Tourism Minister CT Ravi and Agriculture Minister BC Patil had examined optimistic for COVID-19.
As on August 2 night, cumulatively 1,34,819 COVID-19 optimistic instances have been confirmed within the state, which incorporates 2,496 deaths and 57,725 discharges, the well being division mentioned in its bulletin. PTI