Hyderabad: Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has specified that only 38 COVID-19 positive cases have been reported within its limits.

In a statement, GHMC has provided a zone-wise break-up of the corona-positive patients who reside in its limits.

A total of eight COVID-19 positive cases have been reported from the Kukatpally GHMC (North) zone. This includes residents of Hyder Nagar, Vasanth Nagar, Balaji Nagar, and Chandragiri Nagar.

In the case of Serilingampally, which falls under the West zone, four corona-positive cases have been registered. The patients are from Mythri Nagar in Hafeezpet, Chandanagar, Anjaiah Nagar and Kondapur.

In the central zone of Khairatabad, a total of nine cases have been reported.

It may be recalled that Telangana’s first the first person who died due to COVID-19 was from Khairatabad which falls under this zone. Patients from Shyamnagar Colony in Masab Tank, Brundavana Colony in Tolichowki, Golkonda, Somajiguda, Balkampet, MLA-MP colony in Jubilee Hills, Shaikpet, and CIB quarters have been kept under isolation or home quarantine.

Two people have been reported from LB Nagar, mainly from Raghavendra Nagar in Nacharam and Vasavi Colony in Kothapet.

Positive cases in GHMC limits

Four cases have been reported in the Charminar area, which comes under the South Zone. They include Shanthi Nagar in Saidabad area, Khan Bazar, Old Malakpet and Shah Gunj.

Secunderabad zone reported the maximum number of 11 cases. It may be recalled that Telangana’s first coronavirus patient, who was later discharged, was from Mahendra Hills, Secunderabad.

The Resident Medical Officer and his wife, who were patient 43 and 44 as per Gandhi hospital records, are also from Domalguda. Apart from this, cases have been reported from Bakaram, Budhanagar, Pattuigada and Jeeva MG Road.

As of March 31, Telangana has reported 77 cases of COVID-19. Five people from the state succumbed to the infection on March 31, taking the death toll in Telangana to six. Five persons who died on Monday were undergoing treatment at Gandhi, Apollo hospitals, in Nizamabad and Gadwal.

Amritha Mohan

Amritha Mohan is a reporter at the NewsMeter. Shortly after completing her Master's in Communication at the University of Hyderabad, she began teaching courses on media and culture as a guest lecturer at the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Shillong. Amritha has previously interned with news organisations such as Greater Kashmir and Newslaundry. A lover of travel and photography, she spends most of her time planning road trips to the North-East. Nothing makes her happier than a green turf and a team to play football with. She primarily reports on education, tech, human-interesting and critical features.

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