Former PM Deve Gowda, wife test positive for COVID-19
Bengaluru, March 31, 2021
Former Prime Minister and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leader H D Deve Gowda and his wife Chennamma have tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and have gone into self-isolation.
"My wife Chennamma and I have tested positive for COVID-19. We are self-isolating along with other family members," Deve Gowda, 87, said in a post on Twitter.
"I request all those who came in contact with us over the last few days to get themselves tested. I request party workers and well-wishers not to panic," he added.
Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar said Deve Gowda and his wife had been admitted in a private hospital for treatment.
"Gowda and his wife have been admitted to Manipal Hospital in the city for treatment after they tested Covid positive," said Sudhakar in a Kannada tweet on Twitter.