Published On: Mon, Jun 22nd, 2020

Karnataka Minister’s father, domestic help test positive for COVID-19

Bengaluru: Eighty two-year old father of Karnataka Medical Education Minister K Sudhakar tested positive for COVID-19 while the results of other family members are awaited, the Minister said on Monday.

Karnataka Medical Education Minister K Sudhakar

“My father’s COVID19 test has come out positive. Anxiously waiting for reports of other family members. Praying for speedy recovery of my father,” Sudhakar tweeted.

Later in another tweet, he said a domestic help in the family has also tested positive and was undergoing treatment at a designated hospital.

The Minister had earlier on Monday said his father was admitted to a hospital with complaints of fever and cough and had undergone COVID-19 test.

In April, Sudhakar along with three other cabinet colleagues had undergone COVID-19 test, after they reportedly came in contact with the coronavirus positive video journalist of a Kannada news channel but the results turned out to be negative.

As of Monday evening, cumulatively 9,399 COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state, which includes 142 deaths and 5,730 discharges.


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