By Author  |  Published: 13th Apr 2020  6:59 pm

Suryapet: One COVID-19 positive case was reported in Suryapet district on Monday. The district Collector T Vinay Krishna Reddy informed that a person, who was working in card board company at Mattampally in the district tested positive for COVID-19. As he was suffering from heart related diseases, he was admitted to a hospital at Guntur in Andhra Pradesh state a few days ago. Result of COVID tests on him was turned positive there today. The officials were verifying the source of contamination. “We also received reports of 12 samples belonging to primary contacts of COVID-19 positive patient. He resides in Kothagudem Bazar in Suryapet and all the primary contacts turned negative.”. A meeting chaired the district Collector decided to conduct the tests on people residing in one and half kilometer radius of the residences of the COVID-19 positive cases instead of earlier one kilometer radius. The meeting has also discussed the steps to trace missing links in the positive cases.

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