Karnataka health minister B Sriramulu admitted at Bowring hospital in Bengaluru. (Photo: @sriramulubjp)
BENGALURU: Karnataka health minister B Sriramulu on Sunday said he has tested positive for coronavirus and has been hospitalised here. “Following fever, I got myself tested and found to be infected by coronavirus,” Sriramulu tweeted on Sunday.
He has been admitted to the government Bowring hospital in the city for treatment.
ಕೊರೊನ ಪಾಸಿಟಿವ್ ಬಂದಿರುವ ಹಿನ್ನೆಲೆಯಲ್ಲಿ, ಬೆಂಗಳೂರಿನ ಶಿವಾಜಿನಗರದಲ್ಲಿರುವ ಸರ್ಕಾರಿ ಸ್ವಾಮ್ಯದ ಬೋರಿಂಗ್ ಆಸ್ಪತ್ರೆಗೆ ದಾಖಲಾಗಿದ್ದೇ… https://t.co/QGf6hTiu3T
— B Sriramulu (@sriramulubjp) 1596975912000
The minister said he is praying to God to heal him soon so that he can get back to public work at the earliest.
3/3ಆದಷ್ಟೂ ಬೇಗ ಗುಣಮುಖನಾಗಿ ಸಂಕಷ್ಟ ಸಮಯದಲ್ಲಿ ಇನ್ನಷ್ಟು ಜನಸೇವೆ ಮಾಡಲು ಶಕ್ತಿ ಕೊಡುವಂತೆ ಭಗವಂತನಲ್ಲಿ ಪ್ರಾರ್ಥಿಸುತ್ತೇನೆ.ಇತ್ತೀ… https://t.co/KtOBQwADxW
— B Sriramulu (@sriramulubjp) 1596973612000
Sriramulu is the fifth minister in Karnataka to have tested positive for coronavirus.
Prior to him, chief minister B S Yediyurappa, forest minister Anand Singh, tourism minister C T Ravi, B C Patil were found infected by the virus.
Besides him, leader of opposition Siddaramaiah too tested Covid-19 positive.
Yediyurappa and Siddaramaiah are undergoing treatment in a private hospital, where their condition is said to be stable.