Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai has tweeted that he has tested positive for Covid-19 infection.
He said on Wednesday that, following a worker at his house testing Covid positive on Tuesday, he got himself tested, although without symptoms, and the result showed positive. The minister added that he would stay in home isolation.
He has requested all people who had come in contact with him to undergo tests.
Sources in his office have said that Bommai is not in any comorbid condition, and had quarantined himself twice in six months since he had come in contact with Covid positive people.