Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Saturday said his trip to Delhi stands cancelled after he tested positive for COVID-19, with mild symptoms.
“I have tested positive for Covid-19 with Mild symptoms and have isolated myself at home. Those who came in touch with me in the last few days, kindly isolate yourself and get yourself tested. My trip to Delhi stands cancelled,” tweeted Bommai today morning.
ನನಗೆ ಇಂದು ಕೋವಿಡ್-19 ಸೋಂಕು ದೃಢಪಟ್ಟಿದ್ದು, ಆರೋಗ್ಯವಾಗಿ ಇದ್ದೇನೆ. ನನ್ನ ಸಂಪರ್ಕಕ್ಕೆ ಬಂದವರು ದಯವಿಟ್ಟು ಕೋವಿಡ್ ಪರೀಕ್ಷೆ ಮಾಡಿಸಿಕೊಳ್ಳಿ. ನನ್ನ ದೆಹಲಿಯ ಪ್ರವಾಸ ರದ್ದಾಗಿರುತ್ತದೆ.— Basavaraj S Bommai (@BSBommai) August 6, 2022
Bommai was set to attend the 3rd meeting of the National Committee of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the 7th meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog during his visit to Delhi. This is for the second time that Bommai has tested positive for COVID-19. Earlier on January 10, 2022, Bommai has tested positive for COVID-19.
Karnataka on Friday recorded 2,042 new COVID-19 cases making the total active caseload tally in the state to 11,403. Of the 2,042 cases, about 1,309 cases were reported only from Bengaluru. According to the government’s latest data for Friday, the day’s test positivity rate stood at 6.32 per cent. With two deaths reported, the total death tally in the state now reached 40,113. Recently, Bommai participated in a function organized by the Council of Architecture. ANI