Hyderabad: Three camera men and one senior journalist based in Hyderabad have been tested positive for COVID-19. The medical reports released on May 30th, revealed that out of 40 national media journalists and camera men tested for Coronavirus, four turned positive.
According to the health officials, the four infected are asymptomatic. "They will be advised to isolate themselves at home. Health officials will frequently visit them to check on the health condition accompanied with treatment " said an official.
On May 28th, 40 media person all belong to national channels and newspapers were tested in Hyderabad. This comes at the time when, four deaths and 169 new COVID cases were reported in a span of 24 hours, beginning 5 PM May 28th. Going by the official health bulletin, this is the highest recorded in the state, ever since the outbreak of Coronavirus.
Of the total 169, the highest cases (82) are from Hyderabad, followed by Ranga Reddy (14). It is pertinent to mention that the city has witnessed a spike in the number of COVID cases and alarming deaths rate, ever since certain relaxations were implemented.