Bengaluru, August 9, 2020: Health and Family Welfare Minister B Sriramulu tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday, and has been admitted to Bowring Hospital in Bengaluru.
Sriramulu said in a tweet that he tested for Covid-19 after suffering from fever during the day.
ಕೊರೊನ ಪಾಸಿಟಿವ್ ಬಂದಿರುವ ಹಿನ್ನೆಲೆಯಲ್ಲಿ, ಬೆಂಗಳೂರಿನ ಶಿವಾಜಿನಗರದಲ್ಲಿರುವ ಸರ್ಕಾರಿ ಸ್ವಾಮ್ಯದ ಬೋರಿಂಗ್ ಆಸ್ಪತ್ರೆಗೆ ದಾಖಲಾಗಿದ್ದೇನೆ.— B Sriramulu (@sriramulubjp) August 9, 2020
ಶೀಘ್ರ ಗುಣಮುಖನಾಗಿ ಬರುವ ವಿಶ್ವಾಸವಿದ್ದು, ಯಾರೂ ಆತಂಕಪಡುವ ಅಗತ್ಯವಿಲ್ಲ. pic.twitter.com/cGnYuPbZ15
Sriramulu is the fifth minister in the state cabinet to test positive for coronavirus. Among his cabinet colleagues, who have tested positive for the virus include chief minister BS Yediyurappa - admitted to a private hospital since last Sunday, agriculture minister BC Patil, co-operation minister ST Somashekar and Tourism Minister - who had tested positive in July.