Chennai, August 2
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit has examined constructive for COVID-19, however suggested residence isolation since his an infection was gentle, a city-based personal hospital mentioned on Sunday.
The 80-year-old Purohit was on self-isolation since July 29 after three folks within the Raj Bhavan examined constructive for the coronavirus.
A bulletin issued by the Kauvery Hospital the place the Governor underwent additional checks on Sunday mentioned he has been suggested residence isolation and a medical group would monitor him.
Purohit “tested positive for COVID-19,” hospital Executive Director Dr Aravindan Selvaraj mentioned within the bulletin.
“He is asymptomatic and clinically stable,” it mentioned, including the Governor underwent additional checks and evaluation on the hospital situated at Alwarpet space right here.
“As the infection is mild, he has been advised home isolation and will be monitored by the medical team of Kauvery Hospital,” it added.
Purohit had earlier gone on seven-day self-isolation on July 29 based mostly on physician’s recommendation after three folks within the Raj Bhavan examined constructive for coronavirus.
Earlier, as many as 84 safety and hearth providers personnel deployed within the Raj Bhavan examined constructive for the virus on July 23, however the Governor’s workplace had then mentioned none of them got here into contact with Purohit or senior officers. — PTI