Bengaluru, Mar 31: Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda said today he and his wife had tested positive for COVID-19 and were self-isolating.
"My wife Chennamma and I have tested positive for COVID-19. We are self-isolating along with other family members. I request all those who came in contact with us over the last few days to get themselves tested. I request party workers and well-wishers not to panic," tweeted Deve Gowda, 87.
The senior Janata Dal Secular leader lives in Padmanabhanagar in south Bengaluru.
Karnataka reported nearly 3,000 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday and 21 deaths.
Bengaluru Urban accounted for 1,984 cases.