COVID-19: KCR undergoes medical tests at Yashoda hospital

Hyderabad: Two days after testing positive for COVID-19, Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) on Wednesday was taken into Yashoda hospital, Somajiguda, for undergoing several medical tests. KCR had isolated himself at his farm house on the city’s outskirts after getting infected with the virus.

According to official sources, KCR underwent chest scanning, X-ray scans and other medical tests. During his visit to the hospital, his son and minister for IT and Municipal Administration KT Rama Rao (KTR) also accompanied him. KCR recently participated in the Nagarjunasagar by-election campaign and addressed a public meeting April 14. He participated in the election campaign in Halia in support of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) candidate Nomula Bhagat, who along with his family was also infected with COVID-19.

After KCR’s visit to Yashoda hospital, hid doctor MV Rao said that the chief minister’s COVID-19 symptoms were completely gone and his oxygen levels were good. The doctor said that routine tests were conducted on Wednesday and that no problems were found in the CT scan as well. Dr. Rao said he was likely to return to office soon.

Earlier on Monday, KCR was in home isolation at his farmhouse in Erravalli village after being diagnosed COVID-19. He underwent CT scan and some other general medical tests at Somajiguda Yashoda Hospital this evening. Blood samples were also collected to conduct normal tests. The results of the blood tests will be known tomorrow. The doctors who conducted tests on KCR said that his condition is stable and he will recover in a short time.