First coronavirus death in Telangana, six more test positive



 Telangana on Saturday reported first death due to coronavirus while six more persons tested positive.

A 74-year-old man, who had gone to New Delhi with family members, fell sick on his return and was admitted to a private hospital, where he died on Thursday night.

Health Minister Etela Rajender told a news conference that the body was shifted to Gandhi Hospital and the screening showed he was Covid-19 positive.

The minister said the family members of the deceased were quarantined and four of them tested positive.

He said the deceased person with his family members had visited historic Jamia Masjid in Delhi. IANS