Corona Second Wave Fear Grips Telangana After 100 Students Test Positive, Check TS Districts List

 - Sakshi Post

The number of coronavirus cases in Telangana is increasing. According to reports, more than 100 students have tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday and this is the largest ever number since the first case was registered in Telangana last year. 

The government-run Minorities Welfare Residential School at Nagole in Hyderabad was the worst hit, where a total of 36 children tested positive for coronavirus.

In Mancherial, 12 teachers and two staff at the government school were found to have contracted the virus on Tuesday and the health department officials tested another 174 students, staff and parents and found 29 new cases among the children at the school.

In Kamareddy district, 32 students in a government residential school tested positive for coronavirus.

An official said that Covid-19 tests were conducted in Nagole school on Tuesday after the students complained of body pains and fever on Monday. From the first group of 25 students checked by Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) kits, 18 were tested positive for coronavirus. Later, 165 individuals were tested, out of which 36 were found to have contracted the virus.

A health official said, “All those who tested negative were tested using RT-PCR kits to ensure that no infected individual, whether a staff member or student, is left undetected.”

On Tuesday, a total of 247 fresh coronavirus cases have been reported in Telangana. At present, there are 2,101 active cases in the state. 

According to reports, 45 people have tested positive for coronavirus in Mancherial on Tuesday. 

Here is the list of places and number of coronavirus cases in the state: 

Medchal Malkajgiri - 41, Kamareddy - 35, GHMC - 29, Rangareddy - 10, Sangareddy- 7, Karimnagar - 6, Adilabad, Nalgonda, Nizamabad and Siddipet - 5, Khammam, Medak, Peddapalli, Vikarabad and Warangal Urban - 4, 3 each from Jagtial, Jangaon, Nirmal, Suryapet and Yadadri Bhongir, 2 each from Bhadradri Kothagudem, Jogulamba Gadwal and Komarambheem Asifabad, one each from Jayashankar Bhupalpally, Mahabubabad, Mulugu, Nagarkurnool, Narayanpet, Rajanna Sircilla and Wanaparthy.

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