BS Yeddyurappa releases video message, says will return to work soon
Bengaluru : Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa, who has tested positive for coronavirus, released a video statement saying that he is feeling perfectly normal and will return to work soon after recovery from COVID-19 infection.
In the video, he mentioned that the health of the people of the state is his priority and requested people to wear masks and maintain social distancing to avoid the virus.
"Last night around 8:30-9:00, as soon as I got to know that I was corona positive, I came to the hospital and I'm undergoing treatment.
Doctors after tests last night and this morning have said that there are no issues and I will recover and go out soon," Yediyurappa said in the video message.
"There is no need for anyone to worry, the earliest I will recover and come out and will indulge in my duties," he said.
He also expressed gratitude to all who have wished for his recovery.
Yesterday night, he had tweeted to inform that he has tested positive for the coronavirus and is being shifted to the hospital for further treatment.
Manipal Hospital, where Yediyurappa has been admitted, said the Chief Minister was "doing well" and "clinically stable", and he will be monitored closely by its team.