Tribune Web Desk
Chandigarh, July 5
A Hyderabad jeweller died of COVID-19 on Saturday, sparking panic among the many individuals who attended his lavish birthday bash.
At least 100 individuals attended the gathering.
The jeweller—who owned a high-end retailer in Himayatnagar space—invited a number of members of the jeweller affiliation.
According to media experiences, one other proprietor of a prime jewelry chain additionally attended the bash and died of the lethal illness.
Officials consider that he contracted COVID-19 from the host of the social gathering.
As quickly because the information broke out, on Saturday, the panic attendees rushed to get themselves examined at non-public labs.
Meanwhile, More than 6,000 COVID-19 sufferers are presently being handled in house isolation in Telangana and the state authorities is ramping up testing and the services to cope with the pandemic, a senior Health official mentioned on Saturday.
“After Delhi, the highest number of positive cases in home isolation are in Telangana. While 12,000 cases have been kept in home isolation for the last one month, at present 6,552 cases are in home isolation,” state Director of Public Health G Srinivasa Rao instructed reporters right here.
Those in-home isolation are guided telemedicine, video-counselling.
The whole variety of COVID-19 circumstances reported in Telangana as on Saturday stood at 20,462.
More than 90 per cent of the 280 deaths reported to date had been attributable to co-morbid circumstances and amongst older individuals, he mentioned.