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 stated.
The 78-year-old chief is being monitored by a workforce of docs 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 stated 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 stated in his tweet.
Yediyurappa was in residence quarantine a few weeks in the past after some workers members in his residence workplace had been discovered contaminated with the virus. Subsequently, his COVID-19 take a look at outcomes had been discovered to be destructive.
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 stated 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 circumstances have been confirmed within the state, which incorporates 2,496 deaths and 57,725 discharges, the well being division stated in its bulletin. PTI