13-year-old boy tests positive for COVID-19 in Warangal Urban

13-year-old boy

Warangal Urban: A 13-year-old boy of Errabelli village of Velair mandal in the district tested positive for the COVID-19 on Saturday.

In a press release, District Medical and Health Officer (DMHO) Dr K Lalitha Devi said the boy was a primary contact of a 10-year-old girl of Poorigutta locality in Warangal city who tested positive for the COVID-19 a couple of days back.

The boy has been shifted to Gandhi Hospital, Hyderabad for treatment, and the Errabelli village has been declared as containment zone as per the orders of the District Collector Rajiv Gandhi Hanumanthu.

The DMHO also said that household survey would be conducted on Sunday at the village to identify the COVID-19 suspects/patients by the medical teams.

Meanwhile, the number of the COVID-19 active cases in the district is eight including the 13-year-old-boy.

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