Karnataka Medical Education minister K Sudhakar's wife, daughter test positive for COVID-19

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Karnataka Medical Education Minister K Sudhakar's wife and daughter have tested positive for COVID-19. 


"Test results of our family members have come. Unfortunately, my wife and daughter have tested positive for Covid19 and are undergoing treatment”, he tweeted.

Fortunately, the samples of the minister and his two sons have turned negative for coronavirus.

“My two sons and myself have tested negative. I am grateful to everyone for their best wishes and prayers," Sudhakar further said in a tweet.

Sudhakar's father P N Keshava Reddy tested positive for coronavirus on Monday. He was admitted to the hospital with a cough and fever.

Earlier, the domestic help of the minister had tested coronavirus positive and was admitted to a hospital.

In April, Sudhakar was quarantined along with three other ministers for coming in contact with a journalist who was coronavirus positive.

On Monday, Karnataka reported 249 new COVID-19 cases and five deaths taking the total number of cases in the state to 9,399 and the death toll to 142.

With inputs from media reports

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