Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Dr Ashwaty Narayan on Saturday said that he has tested positive for COVID-19.
Narayan, in a tweet, said that he had contracted the COVID-19 virus after undergoing swab test, ahead of the beginning of the Karnataka Assembly session scheduled to start from Monday.
In anticipation of the upcoming Assembly sessions, I underwent a #COVID19 test on Saturday and my results have returned positive. I am asymptomatic and will be under home isolation.— Dr. Ashwathnarayan C. N. (@drashwathcn) September 19, 2020
I request those who have come in contact with me to take the necessary precautions.
The minister had also advised to those who had came to his contact to take all precautionary measures against the disease.
Last month, state CM B S Yediyurappa, former CM Siddaramaiah and other leaders had also tested positive for the virus. (Agency)