He said he has self-isolated himself along with other members of his family.
The former PM also requested people to get tested who might have come in contact with him or his family over the last few days.
My wife Chennamma and I have tested positive for COVID-19. We are self-isolating along with other family members.I… https://t.co/SWbTuQ1Ypw
— H D Devegowda (@H_D_Devegowda) 1617173156000
Number of Covid cases in India has seen a rapid rise in the last few days, in what is being called the ‘second wave’ of the pandemic, led by the surge in Maharashtra.
On Wednesday, the country reported 53,480 new cases and 354 related deaths in the last 24 hours, informed the union health ministry in the morning.