A total of 25 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in a single apartment located at Madannapet area over a period of one week. This was after a party was organised on the premises of the apartment where all the residents got together. All the 25 patients have been shifted to the Gandhi Hospital.
This is the second such incident in Hyderabad where a party among the residents of a community has triggered a cluster case.
Speaking to Express, a senior official of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) said, “All the 25 people did not test positive in a single day. Five members of a family living on the fifth floor of the apartment were symptomatic and went to King Koti Hospital to get tested about a week ago.
20 test positive in LB Nagar
In a similar case, over 20 people tested positive for Covid-19 after a shopkeeper at LB Nagar threw a birthday party for his friend from Vanasthalipuram. Around 37 medical teams were assigned to conduct a health survey of the entire area post the incident.