Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai tests COVID positive, cancels Delhi visit

Bommai in his tweet asked persons who came into his contact to isolate and get tested. He also said that his Delhi trip stands cancelled.

Shankar RajUpdated: Saturday, August 06, 2022, 07:23 PM IST
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Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai tests COVID positive | ANI

Bengaluru: A couple of days after he was hauled up by Union Home Minister Amit Shah for poor law and order situation in Karnataka, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai Saturday tested positive for Covid-19.

He was scheduled to go to Delhi to hold discussions regarding recent developments in the state and preparations for 2023 assembly polls.

The CM cancelled his trip and isolated himself at home.

"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," Bommai tweeted.

He was also scheduled to take part in the third meeting of the national committee of 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' and NITI Aayog's Governing Council meeting to be chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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