Terrorizing Coronavirus Takes Over Hyderabad - Two More Positive CasesMarch 04, 2020 15:21
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Terrorizing Coronavirus Takes Over Hyderabad - Two More Positive Cases:- With the global pandemic of coronavirus taking over the world, 2 new positive cases of the same has been reported in the capital city of Telangana State. Just two days after the first confirmed positive coronavirus case, recent reports suggest two more positive cases out of the 47 suspects that were taken for the testing.
The first lab test was done in ICMR in Gandhi Medical College and both the positively tested samples have been sent to the National Institute of Virology in Pune for further testing. The reports are expected to come tomorrow following which the final confirmation will be done.
Out of the two positive cases, one has been reported to have come in contact with the first affected techie from Bangalore and the other case is of one who has recent travel history to Italy.
Dr. G Srinivas Rao who is the director of public health stated saying, “Two samples are being sent to the NIV Pune, for further testing. Report of NIV, Pune is expected tomorrow. They are being kept in isolation in Gandhi Hospital. The 45 persons who were negative were discharged and advised strict home isolation for 14 days, the single positive case of Covid-19 is stable and in isolation at the hospital.”
Aside from that, another Hyderabad techie in Kakinada, who just returned from South Korea is being tested for the virus. The suspect has been kept in isolation for now and his samples have been sent to the Gandhi Hospital for further testing.
- Somapika Dutta