Another legislator from North Karnataka tested Covid- positive on Thursday. The MLA from the Kalaburagi Rural constituency, Basavaraj Mattimud, was diagnosed with the coronavirus and has been hospitalized.
Mattimud said, “I have got tested for Covid and it has been positive. I am healthy and have some symptoms that are being treated.”
The MLA’s close contacts have been asked to get tested and stay in home quarantine.
Recently, Dr. Ajay Singh, the Congress MLA from Jewargi in Kalaburagi district, was diagnosed with the coronavirus.