Hyderabad: In a fresh medical bulletin released by the government of Telangana on April 4th, Hyderabad had the highest number of COVID-19 positive cases in the state, followed by Warangal and Nizamabad. Out of the total 272 cases which are corona-positive , an alarming number of 104 ( with 93 active cases ) are from Hyderabad , the report said. Telangana has recorded 11 deaths due to COVID-19 so far. Notably, a majority of the cases and deaths are linked to Tablighi Jamaat meeting held at Delhi's Nizamuddin.
Notably, on April 4th alone 43 new cases have been recorded, the government in a statement claimed the new cases are linked to the Tablighi Jamaat participants as their primary contact, the government reiterated that there is no community transmission in the state.
In a zone-wise break-up of the corona-positive patients who reside under the GHMC limits, most number are reported from West and South Zone . This includes residents of areas such as Hyder Nagar, Vasanth nagar, Balaji Nagar, Chandragari Nagar. In the case of Serilingampally, which is under West zone, four corona-positive cases have been registered. The patients are residents of Mythri Nagar in Hafeezpet, Chandanagar, Anjaiah Nagar and Kondapur.
Under the central zone of Khairatabad, a total of nine cases have been reported. It may be recalled that Telangana’s first death due to COVID-19, was a 74-year-old man, who was resident of Khairatabad. In 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 in Khairtabad 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. More then two dozen cases have been recorded in the South Zone: Shanthi Nagar in Saidabad area, Khan Bazar, Old Malakpet and Shah Gunj.
Secunderabad zone reported a high number of 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 number 43 and 44 as per Gandhi hospital records, are also from this area, namely Domalguda. Apart from this, cases have been reported from Bakaram, Budhanagar, Pattuigada and Jeeva MG Road
1. Hyderabad: 93
2. Warangal Urban: 21
3. Nizamabad 18
4. Nalgonda 13
5. Medchal 12