AP minister tests positive for Covid-19, spotted with Jagan recently

Monday, September 28th, 2020, 11:12:22 AM IST

Andhra Pradesh endowments minister Vellampalli Srinivas has tested positive for Covid-19, say latest reports.

Interestingly enough, Srinivas was recently seen alongside the chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy in the latter’s religious visit to Tirumala.

Now, the big question is, did Srinivas exhibit Covid-19 symptoms while he met with YS Jagan in Tirumala. More details in this regard are awaited.

During Tirumala Bramhotsavam, Srinivas stayed in Tirumala for 1 week. He returned to Vijaywada on the 25th of September and got himself tested for Covid-19. His test results came out positive.

Srinivas is presently taking medical assistance at a private hospital in Vijayawada.

Over 7 YCP MLAs had already tested positive for Covid-19 till now and all of them have recovered. Vellampalli Srinivas is the first minister to contract the virus.