Telangana doctor couple test Coronavirus positive

In a first ever, a doctor couple in Hyderabad has tested positive for coronavirus including one more taking the toll to 43. According to the officials, all the three new cases have been admitted to the designated hospitals and their condition is reported to be stable.

One of the samples testing positive belongs to a 49-year old male from Medchal district who is a contact and had a travel history to Delhi. Meanwhile, husband and wife, both doctors, aged 41 and 36, have no travel history. Apart from the imposition of a total lockdown, the state has beefed up surveillance, contact tracing and containment measures to prevent the possible spread of the dreaded disease.

The health department said that the containment process has been put in places where confirmed cases have been diagnosed. The department has appealed to the citizens to adhere to the lockdown regulations and remain indoors.