Bengaluru: Former chief minister H D Kumaraswamy has tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday.
Kumaraswamy, aged 61, was suffering from cold and fever, it is said. He is currently under home isolation at his J P Nagar residence.
Kumaraswamy who has announced the news of contracting the virus on his twitter handle has requested all those who came in close contact with him over the last few days to isolate themselves and get tested.
Kumaraswamy was busy campaigning for the party candidate who is contesting the by-election to Basavakalyan Assembly constituency, where the polling is underway today.
The party has however not fielded any candidate for Maski Assembly constituency and Belagavi parliamentary seat whic are also witnessing by- elections today.
– Team Mysoorunews