HUBBALLI: A 52-year-old former mayor of Hubballi-Dharwad has contracted the novel coronavirus.
A resident of CBT in Hubballi, the former mayor had served in the Hubballi Dharwad Municipal Corporation as a member of the BJP in the last term.
Two days ago, a former member of the corporation was confirmed positive. Both of the patients have been admitted to KIMS Hospital.
Since both of them had been in contact with some dignitaries and had attended several public programmes, people are worried that more cases of infection might be found.