Former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah tests positive for COVID-19, admitted to hospital

Coronavirus didn’t spare anyone. From big celebrities to politicians it is targeting everyone. Even former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah tests positive for COVID-19 and now addmitted to hospital.

On Tuesday morning the leader of Opposition in Karnataka tweeted –

“I have been tested positive for Covid19 and also been admitted to the hospital on the advice of doctors as a precaution. I request all those who had come in contact with me to check out for symptoms and to quarantine themselves,” 

Former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah suffered from high fever and admitted to Manipal Hospital in Bengaluru around 12 AM. His son told Siddaramaiah had fever on Monday and was admitted to Hospital at  around 12 AM. Even he urged all those who came in touch with his father to quarantine themselves.

According to doctors Siddaramaiah is doing well and stable currently. He is undergoing appropriate evaluation.


Siddaramaiah  is an Indian Politician and is the Leader of Opposition in Karnataka Legislative assembly. Also 22nd Chief Minister of Karnataka from 2013 to 2018. On 13 May 2013 he officially became the Chief Minister of Karnataka. Now he presently continued as the opposition leader of Karnataka despite his resignation.

However his news of contacting coronavirus has saddened his followers.

Karnataka has reported Active status 139571 Confirmed; Inactive Status 74469 Active but Death Status 62500. Though recovery rate is increasing. People are hoping quick recovery of their leader.

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