Telangana Finance Minister Tested +Ve For Virus
Harish Rao, Telangana's Finance Minister has tested positive for the deadly virus COVID-19 on Saturday. The minister on his official Twitter handle confirmed it. The minister said he was infected with the virus.
Initially, the Minister has developed mild symptoms of the virus and underwent tests, the results of which came positive.
"On getting initial symptoms of coronavirus, I got the test done and the report came back positive. My health is fine, I request that all those who have come in contact with me in the last few days, please isolate yourself and get COVID Test done," he tweeted.
He further asked the people who came in contact with him for the last few days to move into quarantine and get the tests done.
Harish Rao might have contracted the deadly virus while participating in welfare programmes or getting in contact with people. He is one among the public representatives who frequently interact with the people using a mask and following other precautionary measures.
Due to the virus, Harish Rao will give a miss to the assembly sessions which are scheduled to begin from September 7. Meanwhile, Telangana reported 2,511 new cases and 11 deaths due to COVID-19 on Friday. The total confirmed coronavirus cases in Telangana are 1,38,395 that includes 877 deaths and 32,915 active cases.