A total of 1,087 Covid-19 positive cases, which include 888 cases from areas under the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) limits, were reported in Telangana on Saturday.
Several journalists, doctors are now affected by Covid-19 and are under quarantine. After permission for shooting has been granted by the government, a few TV celebrities in the Telugu TV industry are also reported to have been infected by Covid-19. The situation is causing panic among people leading to gossip on who is infected by Coronavirus.
Recently, news that Telugu TV anchor, director Omkaar was infected by Covid-19 has gone viral on social media. After shootings have resumed, Omkaar participated in the shooting of a reality show -- Ismart Jodi. The buzz is that during this time, he was infected by Coronavirus.
The above claim that TV anchor Omkaar is infected with Covid-19 infection is FALSE.
His family has rebuked these statements. They released a clarification that he had undergone the Covid-19 test and that the result was negative. He is fine and safe.
Here are some of the mainstream media reports:
Therefore, the news that host and director Omkaar of the Telugu TV industry is affected by Coronavirus is FALSE.