Coronavirus: Six deaths in one day shock Telangana
Officials begin hunt for those who visited TJ Markaz in Delhi
Hyderabad, March 30: As many as six people from Telangana, who attended the Tableeghi Jamaat meeting at Markaz in Nizamuddin area in Delhi from 13th to 15th March, died of Coronavirus on Monday.
The confirmation was given by the Chief Minister’s Office itself which issued a press release late Monday night. “Corona Virus has spread among some of those who attended a religious prayer meeting from March 13 to 15 at Markaz in Nizamuddin area in Delhi. Among those, who attended were some persons from Telangana. Of them, six died – Two in Gandhi Hospital, one each in Apollo, Global Hospital, Nizamabad and in Gadwal,” the CMO confirmed.
The CMO also informed that special teams under the Collectors have identified these persons who came in contact with these persons, and they are shifted to the hospitals. “They were tested and treated. Since those participated in Markaz prayers were inflicted with Corona, all those participated in the prayers should inform the officials concerned,” the CMO appealed.
“The government will conduct tests and offer treatment to them free of cost. Hence, all those who went for the Markaz prayers in Delhi should inform the authorities. Anyone who has information about them should alert the government,” the Medical and Health Department of Telangana State stated in a statement.