Telangana continues to see record uptick in cases as Covid tally crosses 15K mark
- Home Minister Mahmood Ali tests positive
- Deputy Speaker T Padma Rao reportedly tested +ve
Hyderabad: Telangana reported 975 new cases in the last 24 hours pushing the overall Covid-19 tally so far to 15,394. Also, six people died and thus the total death count rose to 253.
GHMC as usual reported 861 cases among the new infections. Karimnagar with 10 cases joined Hyderabad, Ranga Reddy, Medchal and Sangareddy to report new cases.
As many as 410 people were discharged after they were found to be not suffering from fever for the last three days.
Public representatives joining corporate hospitals after testing positive have grabbed wide attention from the last couple of weeks.
This topic came to the limelight on Monday after Home Minister Mahmood Ali joined a corporate hospital after testing positive for corona positive.
When asked why virus infected legislators or former legislators are reluctant to get treatment in Gandhi Hospital, Health Minister EatalaRajender reasoned that most of them have family doctors who they are in constant touch with for their health issues.
Hence they might have felt to be under their medical supervision even during corona, the minister said