Hyderabad: Telangana state legislative assembly speaker Pocharam Srinivas Reddy has been infected with the coronavirus once again.
He was diagnosed with coronavirus on Saturday with mild symptoms. Although there were no problems, the speaker Pocharam joined at the AIG Hospital in Gachibowli on the instructions of the doctors.
Speaker Pocharam Srinivas Reddy said those who have been contacted to him for the past few days should undergo a covid test and be at home isolation with due care. It is known that the speaker has first contracted coronavirus in November last year.
The state has registered 1963 new positive cases on Saturday and three deaths taking the total tally to 7,07,162 positive.
According to the Telangana Medical Health Department, 1620 people recovered from Corona yesterday and 22,017 cases were active.
Meanwhile, 1075 new cases were registered under GHMC. Meanwhile, the Telangana government has extended holidays for all educational institutions till January 30 amid rise in coronavirus cases across the state.
On the other hand, the cabinet under the chairmanship of chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is scheduled tomorrow afternoon to discuss of covid measures in the wake third wave. The cabinet will discuss on curfew and other issues and decide on the imposition of curfew.
India records 3,205 new coronavirus cases along with 31 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
Heavy rains lashed several parts of Hyderabad during the wee hours of Wednesday. It is to mention here that the city from last few days have been witnessing occasional drizzles in different parts while the mercury levels remained high and above 40 degree Celsius.
Telangana Chief Minister Kalvakuntla Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) will tour Nalgonda district today to meet Nakirekal MLA Chirumarthi Lingaya as his father Narsimha (75) died a few days ago due to illness.
Telangana has been experiencing soaring temperatures across the state for the past few days.