Bengaluru, Aug 9: Health Minister B Sriramulu has tested positive for COVID-19. He has been hospitalized and undergoing treatment for COVID-19.
Sriramulu on Sunday tweeted “Following fever, I got myself tested and found to be infected by coronavirus.”
He has been admitted to the Government Bowring hospital in the city for treatment.
Earlier, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa tested positive for coronavirus and has been admitted to a private hospital, an official said on last Sunday night.
In a tweet in Kannada later, the 78-year-old Yediyurappa said he was fine but got admitted to a hospital as a precaution on the advice of doctors.