Vijayawada: Former minister K Atchannaidu tested positive for Covid-19 on Thursday. The TDP leader was arrested in connection with the alleged ESI scam and was sent to a private hospital in Guntur on health grounds and has been there till he tested positive on Thursday. He is being treated for Covid-19 at the hospital.
The advocates representing the former minister informed the high court on Thursday about his health status as he is under judicial custody.
The former minister was arrested on June 12 in Visakhapatnam and was shifted to Vijayawada on the same day to be produced in the ACB court. Doctors said that the former minister was under constant supervision. tnn

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