Two doctors and another test positive for coronavirus in Hyderabad

Another 49-year-old resident from Qutbullapur in Medchal district, who is a contact of a positive patient and had travelled to New Delhi recently, has also tested positive, authorities in Hyderabad said.

By Author  |  Published: 26th Mar 2020  2:17 pmUpdated: 26th Mar 2020  2:46 pm

Hyderabad: For the first time in Telangana State, since the outbreak of coronavirus, two doctors have tested positive for Covid-19, health authorities on Thursday said. The doctors, both husband and wife hail from Domalguda and have been admitted to Government hospitals and are stable.

Another 49-year-old resident from Qutbullapur in Medchal district, who is a contact of a positive patient and had travelled to New Delhi recently, has also tested positive, authorities in Hyderabad said.

With authorities confirming three positive cases, the overall number of cases in Telangana has now increased to 44.

Both the doctors are reportedly contacts of a positive Covid-19 patient, health officials here have indicated.


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