Hyderabad Mayor under home quarantine after driver tests positive for COVID-19

South India

Hyderabad Mayor Bonthu Rammohan and his family are under home quarantine after their driver tested positive for coronavirus. 


Rammohan's driver tested COVID-19 positive on Thursday following which Mayor and his family have put themselves under home quarantine.

On Wednesday, an attender of the Mayor’s Peshi office at the GHMC headquarters had tested positive for the disease following which the entire staff were made to undergo tests. 

"After the staff had voluntarily got tested yesterday, the driver tested positive for coronavirus. As a precautionary measure I and my whole family are under home quarantine," said the Mayor. 

According to the health department, on Thursday, a total of 208 new COVID-19 cases were reported from Telangana, taking the state count of positive cases to 4,320.

There are 2,162 active COVID cases in the state while 165 people have succumbed to the infection so far.


With inputs from Agency

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