Mangaluru City North MLA Y. Bharat Shetty said on Thursday that he has tested positive for COVID-19.
Dr. Shetty, a dentist, tweeted at 6.45 p.m.: “I have been tested positive for COVID-19. With all your blessings, I am recovering and will be under treatment for a few days. Requesting everyone to please maintain social distancing, wear mask while going out and wash hands frequently. Please take care of yourselves and your near ones”.
Sources said that a senior Health Department official in Dakshina Kannada also tested positive for the virus on Thursday.
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