File photo of Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai. (File Photo/ANI)
Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Saturday said he has tested positive for Covid-19 with mild symptoms and canceled his visit to New Delhi.
He said 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 past few days, please isolate yourselves and get yourself tested. My tour to Delhi is cancelled,” Bommai tweeted.
Bommai was scheduled to leave for New Delhi today to participate in the third meeting of the National Committee chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ and NITI Aayog’s Governing Council meeting in the evening and morning respectively on August 7.
He was expected to meet the BJP national leadership to discuss recent developments in the state and preparations for the 2023 assembly elections.
Bommai attended a series of meetings and events throughout the day on Friday- the State High-Level Sanctions Committee (SHLCC), inauguration of the annual Independence Day flower show at the Glass House in Lalbagh, the annual general meeting of the Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce (BCIC), among others.
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