Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa tests positive for coronavirus, admitted to Manipal Hospital
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa said he tested positive for the novel coronavirus according to a tweet he posted on Sunday. The Chief Minister, 77, said he is fine and is being hospitalised as a precaution on the recommendation of doctors. "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 be observant and exercise self-quarantine," Yediyurappa wrote. Earlier on Sunday Union Home Minister Amit Shah also tweeted that he had tested positive for COVID.