Minister of State for Railways, Suresh Angadi, passed away in AIIMS, New Delhi today. As per the sources, he came to Delhi last week where he was tested Covid positive.
The 65-year-old member of Lok Sabha from Belagavi constituency in Karnataka was admitted to the AIIMS Trauma Centre, which is a dedicated COVID-19 facility, around 6:30 pm.
He was being looked after by a team of doctors led by Dr Neeraj Nischal, associate professor in the department of medicine at AIIMS, sources said.
Earlier, Mr Angadi had tweeted, “I have tested Covid19 positive today. I am doing fine. Taking the advice of doctors. Requesting all those who have come in close contact with me in the last few days to monitor their health and get tested in case of any symptoms.”