Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Aug 2 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit tested positive for COVID-19, officials from Chennai's Kauvery Hospital said on Sunday.

According to the hospital, Purohit is asymptomatic and clinically stable, and has been advised home isolation.

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"Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit tested positive for COVID-19. He is asymptomatic and clinically stable. As the infection is mild, he has been advised home isolation and will be monitored by the medical team of Kauvery Hospital," officials said.

Earlier, a total number of 84 people including, the security personnel and fire service staff working at Tamil Nadu Raj Bhawan had tested positive for COVID-19. (ANI)

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