Atchannaidu tests positive for Covid-19

Friday, August 14th, 2020, 12:59:24 AM IST

Telugu Desam Party senior leader Atchannaidu who is presently on remand for his alleged involvement in ESI scam has reportedly tested positive for Covid-19.

Atchannaidu has been shifted to medical care facility and he will be receiving treatment for Covid-19.

Atchannaidu is presently being treated at Ramesh Hospital, Guntur. He has been exhibiting coronavirus symptoms for a while now and his latest results came out negative.

The TDP MLA is one of the prominent politicians in Andhra Pradesh to have tested positive for coronavirus.

Meanwhile, a total of 9956 new Covid-19 cases were reported in Andhra Pradesh in the last 24 hours. The state has reported 2,64,142 cases till now.

It is known that ACB officials have been investigating Atchannaidu in regard to Re 150 crore ESI scam.