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23-Day-Old Tests Positive for COVID-19 in Telangana, Contracted Infection from Tablighi Jamaat Meet Returnees

Forensics and crime branch officials arrive at Nizamuddin Markaz to conduct an investigation during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in New Delhi, on April 5, 2020. (PTI)

Forensics and crime branch officials arrive at Nizamuddin Markaz to conduct an investigation during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in New Delhi, on April 5, 2020. (PTI)

All the three cases are found to have been infected by those who returned after attending the religious congregation in Delhi, an official press release said.

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  • Last Updated: April 7, 2020, 11:51 PM IST
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A 23-day-old baby is among three COVID-19 cases reported at Mahabubnagar in Telangana on Tuesday, all of whom have been infected from the Tablighi Jamaat event returnees.

With this the total number of people in the district who have been infected has reached 10, officials said.

All the three cases are found to have been infected by those who returned after attending the religious congregation in Delhi, an official press release said.

The district administration has taken up measures, including identifying the primary and secondary contacts of persons who tested positive, quarantining people, restricting movements in localities and spraying disinfectants to contain the spread of the virus, it added.

The total number of active positive cases in Telangana cumulatively was 308, according to an official release issued on Monday.


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