Karnataka

Janardhana Poojary tests positive for COVID-19

File photo of senior Congress leader B. Janardhana Poojary

File photo of senior Congress leader B. Janardhana Poojary   | Photo Credit: H.S. Manjunath

Former Union minister and senior Congress leader B. Janardhana Poojary tested positive for COVID-19 and has been admitted to a private hospital in the city for treatment.

In a statement to media on July 5, his elder son Santhosh J. Poojary said that there was no cause for worry and that he has been admitted to the hospital as a precaution.

He said that the Congress leader was asymptomatic and the samples had been collected on July 4.

The former Union minister lived in Bantwal in Dakshina Kannada.

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