Mangaluru, Jul 4: The General Secretary of the Dakshina Kannada district unit of Bharatiya Janata Party’s youth wing (Yuva Morcha) has been tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday.
In a tweet, Sooraj Jain Marnad, has confirmed that he was tested positive for COVID-19.
"I have been tested COVID19 positive. With all your blessings, I’m recovering & will be under treatment for a few days," the tweet said.
The district has witnessed a huge spike in COVID-19 cases in the past few days. The total tally of the district has already crossed 1000 mark. 22 COVID-19 positive patients in the district have died so far.
I have been tested COVID19 positive.
With all your blessings, I'm recovering & will be under treatment for few days.
Requesting everyone to please maintain social distancing, wear mask while going out and wash hands frequently.
Please take care of yourselves & your near one's.
— Sooraj Jain Marnad (@JainMarnad) July 4, 2020