KARNATAKA CHIEF MINISTER BOMMAI TESTS COVID-19 POSITIVE

Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday said that he had tested positive for Covid-19, adding to the growing tally of new infections in the southern state.

“I have tested positive for COVID -19 today with mild symptoms. My health is fine, I am under home quarantine. I request everyone who have recently come in my contact to isolate themselves and get tested,” Bommai said in a post on Twitter.

The chief minister tests positive at a time when the new infections in Karnataka breached the five-figure mark in a 24-hour-period for the second consecutive day.

Karnataka recorded 11,698 new infections, according to the daily bulletin by the state health department on Monday, taking the active caseload to 60,148.

Bengaluru registered 9,221 new infections and its active caseload rose to 48,960, data shows.

News Source : Hindustan Times

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