Bangalore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi called the Chief Minister of Karnataka, Basavaraj Bommai, infected with the corona virus, on Tuesday and inquired about his health. According to an official statement, Modi called Bommai at 4.30 pm and inquired about the health of him (the Chief Minister) and two other infected members of his family.
“The conversation lasted for five minutes, during which the Prime Minister advised him (Bommai) and other members of his family to get appropriate treatment,” the statement said. During the interaction, Modi inquired about the current situation of COVID-19 in Karnataka and the steps taken by the state government.
PM Narendra Modi spoke with Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai and inquired about his health: CMO
Bommai tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday
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Chief Minister Bommai told the Prime Minister that he is holding a virtual meeting with ministers and officials on COVID-19 to prepare for the January 13 meeting with him (Modi). According to the statement, Bommai told the Prime Minister, “All necessary steps have been taken. The vaccination campaign has been intensified. Measures will be taken on the recommendations of experts. ,
Meanwhile, sources said Bommai went to Manipal Hospital for a check-up and later returned home, where he held a ‘virtual’ meeting on COVID with the officials. It is noteworthy that Bommai had said in a tweet on Monday that he has been infected with the corona virus and he has mild symptoms of the disease. He also said that he is fine and is in isolation at home.