Bengaluru, July 14: Karnataka Cabinet Minister K S Eshwarappa has gone into self-quarantine after a house help tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday. Earlier, on Monday, the state's health department urged people who undergo COVID-19 test to quarantine themselves till their results are out.

"Persons who have provided swab samples for COVID-19 testing may be infectious. Hence, as a matter of abundant caution, all such persons shall be advised strict isolation/quarantine at home till their lab results are communicated," the government said in a statement.

According to the Union Health Ministry, Karnataka has reported 41,581 COVID-19 cases including 24,576 active cases, 16,248 patients cured/discharged/migrated and 757 succumbed to the virus.

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