Hyderabad: Home Minister of Telangana State, Mohammed Mahmood Ali has tested positive for COVID-19.
As per the report, he has been admitted to the hospital in Hyderabad on Sunday night.
Earlier, a swab test was conducted after the Minister started showing symptoms of COVID-19. The result of the test confirmed that he contracted the virus.
Gunmen of Mohammed Mahmood Ali
It may be recalled that recently, his five gunmen were tested positive for the virus.
Experts believe that number of coronavirus cases is increasing in Hyderabad after the relaxation of lockdown.
COVID-19 cases in Telangana
Meanwhile, the COVID-19 cases in Telangana surpassed 14,000 mark with 983 people testing positive.
The fresh cases pushed the state’s tally to 14,419. While 9,000 of them are undergoing treatment, 5,172 have been discharged including 244 on Sunday.
The day also saw four deaths, taking the death toll to 247.