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Biocon Chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Bengaluru: Biocon chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw on Monday night time stated she examined Covid-19 constructive.

“I have added to the Covid count by testing positive. Mild symptoms and I hope it stays that way,” tweeted the 67-year-old city-based biotech queen Shaw.

Responding to Shaw’s tweet, Congress Lok Sabha member Shashi Tharoor stated he was sorry to listen to it.

“We need you hale & hearty soon. Be well my friend,” Tharoor tweeted.

Geneva-based World Well being Organisation (WHO) chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan additionally tweeted Shaw to get effectively quickly.

Shaw is the most recent high-profile individuals to have gotten contaminated by the coronavirus pandemic on this tech metropolis, days after Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa and opposition Congress chief Siddaramaiah examined constructive and obtained discharged after getting handled at a non-public hospital within the jap suburb.

Bengaluru on Monday recoded 2,053 new instances, taking its Covid tally to 91,864 instances, together with 34,408 energetic, after 55,972 had been discharged, with 2,190 over the past 24 hours.

Scores of politicians, together with state cupboard ministers and legislators of the ruling BJP, Congress and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) additionally examined constructive during the last 2 months.

(IANS)

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