Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Saturday said he has tested positive for COVID-19 with mild symptoms and his visit to New Delhi has been cancelled. He said that he has isolated himself at home.
“I have tested positive for COVID-19 with mild symptoms and have isolated myself at home. Those who have come in contact with me in the last few days, please isolate yourself and get yourself tested. My Delhi trip is cancelled,” Bommai tweeted. Bommai was to travel to New Delhi today to attend the third meeting of the National Committee on ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ and the Governing Council meeting of NITI Aayog to be chaired by the Prime Minister. Narendra Modi This evening and the morning of August 7 respectively.
He was also expected to meet the BJP national leadership and discuss the recent developments in the state and preparations for the 2023 assembly elections. Bommai had on Friday participated in a series of day-long meetings and events such as the inauguration of the State High Level Clearance Committee (SHLCC), the annual Independence Day flower show at the Glass House in Lalbagh, the annual general meeting of the Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce. meeting (BCIC), among others.