Doctor Couple Among 3 COVID-19 Positive In Telangana, Total Rises To 44

According to a media bulletin on COVID-19, the three new confirmed cases on Thursday were contact (of previous positive cases).

Doctor Couple Among 3 COVID-19 Positive In Telangana, Total Rises To 44

Total 44 coronavirus cases have been reported in Telangana so far. (Representational)

Hyderabad:

A doctor couple are among the three persons who tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday taking the total number of COVID-19 cases in the state to 44.

According to a media bulletin on COVID-19, the three new confirmed cases on Thursday were contact (of previous positive cases).

The three cases includes a 49-year old man, a resident of Qutbullapur in Medchal district, who is a contact. He travelled to Delhi and the patient is stable and admitted at the designated hospital, it said.

The two other confirmed cases are of a doctor couple from Hyderabad city pertaining to a 36-year old doctor and her 41-year old husband, also a doctor. Both are contact cases.

"Both the patients are stable and admitted at the designated hospital," the bulletin said.

State Health Minister E Rajender also held a meeting with health officials on the measures taken up to prevent the spread of coronavirus. 

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