Hyderabad : On April 3rd , Telangana reported 75 new COVID-19 cases , taking the tally to 229, the highest recorded on a single day. Alarmingly, the death toll increased from 9 to 11 said the statement issued by the health ministry.
However, the silver lining of the medical bulletin was, 15 COVID-19 patients were discharged on the same day, i.e Friday. In total 32 have been cured. With this, the total number of active cases stands at 186. A majority of the cases tested positive on Friday are linked to Tablighi Jamaat meeting in Delhi's Nizamuddin.
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Meanwhile A 50-year-old woman from the Shadnagar area of Rangareddy district in Telangana died due to Corona virus on 2 March. However, only after her death, it was discovered that she was infected with the virus. She is among the nine COVID-19 deaths reported in the state so far. It is to note that the lady had no travel history, following this case the Telangana police have rushed to zero down on the source.
The woman was admitted to Osmania hospital on 30 March due to ill health. Medical officers and family members who came in contact with her have been asked to quarantine themselves.
Also, what has come as a relief to the doctors of Gandhi Hospital treating COVID-19 patients, 10 Indonesians who had tested positive for Corona virus have now tested negative. They will be discharged soon, said the official social media handle of the Indonesian embassy.“Ten Indonesian nationals who were tested positive for Coronavirus have been declared to be negative by the health authorities of Telangana. They will now enter a 14-day quarantine before being released. They were getting treated in the TB & Chest Hospital in Hyderabad, ” it tweeted.
The 10 who tested negative in the second round of tests were part of the 13-member Indonesian group who had attended the religious gathering in Delhi’s Nizamuddin Markaz. They had traveled from Delhi to Telangana and the group was in Karimnagar for two days where one of them fell ill and subsequently tested positive.