Actress and Lok Sabha MP Sumalatha Ambareesh tests positive for Covid-19


Mandya MP Sumalatha Ambareesh, who has starred in over 220 films and was married to late actor-turned-politician Ambareesh, tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday. Confirming the same, she tweeted, “It (test result) is positive with very mild symptoms and I have been advised home treatment,” she confirmed.

Further, she added that she had developed mild symptoms of headache and throat irritation on Saturday (July 4) after which she decided to get tested.

She went on to inform people that those who had been in contact with her over the past few days, their details have already been shared with the necessary government authority. She has still urged people, who met her and are showing symptoms, to get tested

The Karnataka government has decided to close the Vidhana Soudha on Monday to sanitise buildings amid of COVID-19 pandemic. The government has granted leave to the employees who are aged above 50 years to facilitate sanitisation of Vidhana Soudha. The decision was taken after a policeman deployed on the first floor of Vidhana Soudha tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday.