Hyderabad: Nearly 150 healthcare professionals from city tertiary teaching hospitals including Osmania General Hospital and Gandhi Hospital have tested Covid-19 positive and are in isolation.
Due to the rapid transmission of the Covid-19 infections driven by the Omicron variant, a relatively larger number of healthcare workers, when compared to the earlier Delta wave, have tested positive. The healthcare professionals who tested Covid positive included doctors, house surgeons, resident doctors and MBBS students. Despite higher positivity, so far none of the healthcare workers have been hospitalised, officials said.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, a total of 80 care givers at OGH had tested positive while on Thursday another 20 had tested positive for Covid-19. “There are no hospital admissions among the healthcare workers. We are tracking their health status and all of them are in stable condition,” OGH, Superintendent, Dr B Nagender said.
At Gandhi Hospital, a total of 48 care givers including doctors, PG students, resident doctors and MBBS doctors have tested positive for Covid. The hospital authorities said that all the Covid positive health care workers are stable and do not need hospitalisation.
Telangana State Level Police Recruitment Board preliminary written test of SCT PC Civil and equivalent posts, Transport constables and Prohibition & Excise constables scheduled to be held on August 21 from 10 am to 1 pm, has been rescheduled on August 28.
Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao inaugurated the fortnight-long ” Swatantra Bharatha Vajrotsavalu” (Diamond Jubilee celebrations of Independence) at Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC) here on Monday.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has congratulated ace shuttle, PV Sindhu, on winning gold in Commonwealth Games 2022.
Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao congratulated Telangana boxer Nikhat Zareen on winning the gold medal in the women’s boxing final at the Commonwealth Games held in Birmingham. He expressed happiness over her win and wished that she continues her winning streak.
As the teams from Hyderabad prepared to head out to the Nationals in Mysore at Krishnarajasagara reservoir, the expected winds were in the range of about 15-20 knots and the teams were chosen based on experience. weight and performance.