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Telangana records its first locally-transmitted COVID-19 

This increased the total number of COVID-19 positive cases by two, to total of 21 positive cases in the state. 

Published: 21st March 2020 05:18 PM  |   Last Updated: 21st March 2020 05:18 PM   |  A+A-

Worshippers at a mosque in Hyderabad ( Photo| S Senbagapandiyan)

By Express News Service

HYDERABAD: Telangana recorded its first locally-transmitted case of COVID-19 on Saturday. 

The case is a 21-year-old male, who was the primary contact of another person designated as Patient-14, a Dubai returnee. 

This increased the total number of COVID-19 positive cases by two, to a total of 21 positive cases in the state. 

The second new case is of a 35-year-old male who is employed on a cruise ship in the US and had a travel history from Dubai. 

The 21 positive cases in the state include 10 Indonesians who had arrived in Karimnagar on March 13 in Sampak Kranti Express from New Delhi.

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