Executive chairperson of Bengaluru-headquartered Biocon Ltd Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw on Monday revealed that she tested positive for the coronavirus.
Taking to her official social media handles, the biopharmaceutical firm’s boss lady stated that she was diagnosed with mild symptoms and is doing well.
“I have added to the Covid count by testing positive. Mild symptoms n I hope it stays that way,” 67-year-old Shaw posted on Twitter.
I have added to the Covid count by testing positive. Mild symptoms n I hope it stays that way.
— Kiran Mazumdar Shaw (@kiranshaw) August 17, 2020
Kiran’s revelation came close on the heels of Karnataka especially Bangalore registering a sharp rise of cases from the past few days.
Kira Mazundar happens to be the first entrepreneur giant to test positive while many prominent people including Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa and former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah recently tested positive.
It can be noted that Bitcoin is one of the pharma company racing for vaccine the corona while the inspiring woman entrepreneur recently raised concerns over Russia’s claims of developing the world’s first safe coronavirus vaccine, citing the absence of data on clinical trials.