Telangana: 9 test Covid-19 positive in Bhadradri, | Sidnaz Blog

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HYDERABAD: Nine people, including four children, have tested positive for Covid-19 in Sabbnapalli village in Bhadradri-Kothagudem district. Of them, seven belong to one family. After the development, the district administration is on extra alert.
The district administration has begun contact tracing to identify and conduct a test for all those who the family members had met. Collector M V Reddy has asked medical officers to submit a report on the measures being taken to prevent the spread of Covid-19 from those who had tested positive.
According to preliminary information, a family member had gone to attend a function in Eturunagaram. When there were symptoms of Covid-19, he got himself tested. When other family members underwent a test, they also tested positive.
In addition to the seven of the family, two others from the same village have also tested positive. When the tests were conducted at the Primary Health Centre, Mangapeta, nine people, including four children, tested positive on Friday.
Officials have taken measures to prevent the spread of the virus in Sabbnapalli village in Mulkapalli mandal. The area, in which the family lives, has been declared a containment zone.
The collector has cautioned people to strictly be in home quarantine if they arrive from other places. At the mandal level, health committees have been constituted with the tahsildar as chairman to see that there was no spread of Covid-19.


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