Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus on Monday, state Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar said.
Mr Kumar, in his statement, said Mr Rao, who had shown slight symptoms, had been confined to home isolation following the advice of the doctors.
“Hon’ble CM KCR Garu has tested positive for COVID with mild symptoms. He is currently isolated & being monitored by doctors Been receiving a lot of messages with concern for his well-being. He is a gritty man & a fighter. Am sure he will recover soon with all of your prayers,” tweeted KTR (K T Rama Rao).
A team of doctors are examining the health condition of the Chief Minister, he added.