Covid cases reach 27 with 6 more new cases detected in TS today

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The total tally of the Covid19 positive cases has reached 27 with 6 more new cases detected in Telangana today.

According to the state health bulletin issued here, a 24-year-old unmarried male resident of Guntur, Andhra Pradesh with travel history of arrival from London Via Dubai. He is stable. Presently admitted at designated hospital in Telangana. 

Similarly, a 23-year-old male student and resident of Kukatpally in the city with a history of travel from London Via Doha. He is stable, presently admitted in designated Hospital. 

in third such instance, a 26-year-old male student and resident of Rajolu in East Godavari of Andhra Pradesh turned out to be positive. He was a history of travel from Sweden on March 16. He is stable and presently admitted at designated Hospital in Telangana. 

In 4th instance, a 34-year-old male and married resident of Manikonda in RangaReddy dist with a history of travel from Sweden on March 14. He is stable and presently admitted in an isolation centre in Telangana.

In a 5th instance, a 23-year-old male unmarried resident of Bhadradri Kothagudem District found to be positive. He was with a history of travel from London on March 18. He is stable, presently admitted at Designated Hospital in Telangana.

In a 6th instance, a 50-year-old housewife and resident of Hyderabad with a history of travel from Dubai on March 14th. She is stable. Presently admitted at designated Hospital. 

The Minister for Medical and Health Etela Rajendar has conducted a meeting with the Chief Secretary Government of Telangana and all senior officials to discuss and review on various strategies to ensure the preparedness of the state to contain the spread of the virus, management of positive cases, strengthening of hospitals, diagnostics and surveillance activities etc. as prescribed the Chief Minister.

Chief Minister had appealed to the public to stay indoors and refrain from going out for the next 8 days as the state has clamped the complete lockdown so that the spread of the virus can be prevented.

Meanwhile, the Health Minister appealed to the public to stay calm and not panic. State is taking all the measures to contain the spread of the virus to protect and safeguard the public. Any person who has returned from any foreign country or has been in transit shall be in self-home quarantine for 14 days from the time of arrival in India, irrespective of having any symptoms or not.

Any person who has been in contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 must remain in strict home quarantine for 14 days. He asked them to contact the nearest government hospital immediately after the onset of symptoms or to follow the following instructions:

✓ To call 104 health helpline for all queries pertaining to Covid-19. 

✓ The public is requested to avoid travel, large gatherings, crowded areas. 

✓ To maintain personal hygiene, hand hygiene, social distancing, cough hygiene and other preventive measures. 

✓ Please do not believe rumours, fake news on social media platforms. 

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