COVID-19 claims 5 lives in Telangana on Mar 30; 1 died earlier

Hyderabad: Six new COVID-19 positive cases were reported on Monday and six persons too succumbed to the virus in Telangana state till date. With these deaths the number of persons succumbed to disease has rises to 6 in the state.

The overall number of positive cases cumulatively reached to 77, which also includes six deaths. Five persons who have died on Monday were under going treatment at Gandhi, Apollo hospitals, also at Nizamabad and Gadwal respectively. Another person died early on March 28 at Global Hospitals. Among six persons five have travel history to Delhi. They all went to religious practice (Jamaat) at Delhi Markaz in Nizamuddin area from 13-15 March. They reportedly got infected there itself. The late night confirmation from Telangana Chief Minister’s office said that the contacts of the deceased persons are traced with the help of special teams headed by district collector.

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Since virus gripped Telangana state for the first time, 13 coronavirus positive patients, who have recovered at Chest Hospital, Erragadda and Gandhi Hospitals were discharged on Monday.

Earlier a young man who returned from foreign too was sucessfully treated and discharged. Prime Minister Narendra Modi too had interacted with the young person during Mann Ki Baat on Sunday.

Presently, 61 Covid-19 positive patients are under going treatment in various State-run hospitals.

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