Hyderabad: Two residents of Whisper Valley in Hyderabad have been tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday. According to the reports the patients have been shifted to the designated government hospital for Covid-19 treatment.
Authorities said Whisper Valley is now facing the risk of community transfer. The area has been declared as a containment zone.
“The details of the protocols will be informed by this evening and we request all the residents to cooperate,” authorities said.
The executive committee of Whisper Valley has asked the residents to stock up essential supplies.
Meanwhile, on the first day of Unlock 1.0 on Monday, six more deaths were reported in Telangana. Around 94 new positive cases were also recorded in the state on Monday.
On May 31, the state had witnessed the highest single-day surge of 199 cases.
Of the 94 new cases, 79 were reported from the GHMC limits. According to the latest health bulletin, no migrant or deported was tested positive on Monday. As of now, the total number of COVID patients stands at 1,213. So far, 1,491 patients have been discharged.
Telangana has reported a total of 2,792 cases to date, of which 2,356 are locals and 192 are migrants. Many of the migrants have arrived from Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, and Odisha. Thirty foreign evacuees and 212 deportees have also tested positive for COVID-19.
It is pertinent to mention that there has been a surge in cases ever since certain relaxations were implemented.
”The lockdown has been relaxed since May 16. It is being observed that there is a lot of mobility and movement of people from all walks of life and of all age groups. People are traveling across the state and some of them are not following the basic preventive measures like wearing a mask, maintaining physical distancing, and avoid overcrowding. There has been a surge in the cases since the relaxation of lockdown” the health officials said.