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CM B S Yediyurappa tests COVID positive – was campaigning in Belagavi

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78 year-old Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Friday tested positive for COVID-19 for the second time in eight months, and was being shifted to a private hospital for treatment.

Upon having mild fever, today I got tested for Covid-19 and my report has come out positive. Although I am doing fine, I am being hospitalised based on the advise of doctors. I request all those who have come in my contact recently to be observant and exercise self-quarantine – he tweeted

The chief minister had cut short his campaign programme for bypolls in Belagavi on Thursday, due to high fever and exhaustion.

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On Wednesday night as well he was examined at a private hotel in Belagavi where he was residing. He did a road show as well in Belagavi city and also places like Hukkeri.

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According to a statement from the chief minister’s office, Yediyurappa was taken to MS Ramaiah hospital for a routine checkup after he developed a fever. As his sample tested positive for Covid-19, he was immediately shifted to Manipal hospital for treatment.

Yediyurappa had taken the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine last month and his second dose was due in a few days.

0 thoughts on “CM B S Yediyurappa tests COVID positive – was campaigning in Belagavi”

  1. Stay strong sir. You’ll pull through this time as well. Don’t take/make hasty decisions because of this.

    Be safe and STAY blessed


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