Chennai, June 30: Tamil Nadu Higher Education Minister K P Anbalagan has tested positive for coronavirus, a hospital said here on Tuesday. The Minister initially showed no symptoms and his CT scan was normal, but as a precautionary measure he was kept under observation, MIOT International said in a statement. Also Read | 'Kindly Not to Schedule Any Flight to West Bengal From Delhi, Mumbai, Pune', Writes Rajiv Sinha to Centre : Live News Breaking & Coronavirus Updates on June 30, 2020.

"Subsequently, his second sample tested positive for COVID-19. He developed mild cough yesterday (June 29) and is being treated for the same," the hospital said, adding that the Minister is "at present very stable and all vital parameters are normal." Also Read | Monsoon 2020: Yellow Alert Issued For 3 Coastal Districts of Karnataka.

The Minister, holding the portfolios of higher education including technical education, electronics, science and technology, has been undergoing treatment at the hospital for about a week, sources said.

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