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One more Telangana MLA tests Covid-19 positive - Hyderabad News

Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Another Telangana MLA tested Covid-19 positive on Monday, taking the number of affected legislators in the state to three. All three MLAs belong to the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS).

Updated Jun 15, 2020 12:49 PM

One more Telangana MLA tests Covid-19 positive - Hyderabad News

Ganesh Gupta, who represents the Nizamabad Urban constituency, is the latest to be found infected by coronavirus. He immediately went into quarantine.

He had attended a few programmes last week along with Nizamabad Rural MLA Bajireddy Goverdhan, who tested positive on Sunday.

Goverdhan, unwell for the last four days, underwent Covid-19 test along with wife on Saturday. The report, which came on Sunday, showed him Covid-19 positive and his wife negative. The MLA has been admitted to a private hospital, here.

He had participated in many programmes in his constituency on Saturday. More than 100 people, including TRS leaders and officials, had attended the programmes. After the MLA tested positive, his family members and aides were sent into quarantine.

Earlier, TRS MLA from Jangaon Muttireddy Yadgiri Reddy had tested positive. The MLA, wife, driver, gunman and cook were found infected by coronavirus on Friday. He was admitted to a corporate hospital, here.

On Saturday, Finance Minister Harish Rao went into self-quarantine after his personal assistant in his constituency Siddipet tested positive. Though the Minister and 17 other of his contacts tested negative, he went into self-quarantine at his house as a precautionary measure.

Siddipet District Collector P. Venkatrami Reddy and Yadadri Bhuvanagiri District Collector Anitha Ramachandran also went into self-quarantine after the persons they met tested Covid-19 positive.

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