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Karnataka's Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa has tested positive for COVID-19.

CM Yediyurappa tested positive for COVID-19 for the second time on April 16, 2021. He had tested positive for the first time in August 2020.

CM Yediyurappa tested positive for COVID-19 for the second time on April 16, 2021. He had tested positive for the first time in August 2020. On April 16, 2021, Karnataka's chief minister B.S. Yediyurappa tweeted that he tested positive for COVID-19 after having a mild fever. He said, "Although I am doing fine, I am being hospitalized based on the advice of doctors. I request all those who have come in my contact recently to be observant and exercise self-quarantine".

On April 16, Yediyurappa became ill and was admitted to Ramaiah Memorial Hospital in Bangalore, The Hindu reported. K.C. Gurudev of Ramaiah Hospital confirmed that he had arrived at Hospital with shoulder pain but no fever. Yediyurappa was then transferred to Manipal Hospital for further observation as he preferred to be under the care of his family doctor.

On March 12, 2021, Yediyurappa was vaccinated with the first dose of the Bharat Biotech's Covaxin at Victoria Hospital in Bangalore. He is yet to receive his second dose of vaccination.

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