Bengaluru, August 02: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Sunday became another prominent political leader to have contracted coronavirus in the last 24 hours.
CM Karnataka Yediyurappa also requested those who have come in contact with him recently to be observant and exercise self-quarantine.
The Union Home Minister Amit Shah also tested COVID-19 positive on Sunday and was admitted to a hospital. Earlier in the day, Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister Kamla Rani Varun died due to coronavirus infection.
Uttar Pradesh BJP unit president Swatantra Dev Singh also contracted the virus on Sunday.