As India’s coronavirus cases crossed 21 lakh, Karnataka Health Minister B Sriramulu tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, 9 August. Meanwhile, Delhi reported 1,300 fresh cases.
Earlier on Sunday, after BJP MP Manoj Tiwari tweeted saying Home Minister Amit Shah has tested negative for COVID-19, the Ministry of Home Affairs clarified that Shah has not undergone any fresh tests yet.
- Union Health Ministry, on Sunday, said that a record number of over 7 lakh samples were tested for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours taking the total tests conducted to 2,41,06,535
- India’s recovery rate stands at 68.78 percent, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on 9 August
- Global COVID-19 deaths have touched 7,25,000, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University
Karnataka Health Minister Tests COVID-19-Positive
Karnataka Health Minister B Sriramulu has tested positive for COVID-19.
ಕೊರೊನ ಪಾಸಿಟಿವ್ ಬಂದಿರುವ ಹಿನ್ನೆಲೆಯಲ್ಲಿ, ಬೆಂಗಳೂರಿನ ಶಿವಾಜಿನಗರದಲ್ಲಿರುವ ಸರ್ಕಾರಿ ಸ್ವಾಮ್ಯದ ಬೋರಿಂಗ್ ಆಸ್ಪತ್ರೆಗೆ ದಾಖಲಾಗಿದ್ದೇನೆ.— B Sriramulu (@sriramulubjp) August 9, 2020
ಶೀಘ್ರ ಗುಣಮುಖನಾಗಿ ಬರುವ ವಿಶ್ವಾಸವಿದ್ದು, ಯಾರೂ ಆತಂಕಪಡುವ ಅಗತ್ಯವಿಲ್ಲ. pic.twitter.com/cGnYuPbZ15
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