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Telangana: Five-month-old baby girl Covid positive in Sangareddy | Hyderabad News – Times of India

HYDERABAD: A five-month old baby girl has tested positive for Covid-19 in Sangareddy district.
In the district, 2,037 tests were done on Wednesday, 45 people, including the baby and her parents, tested positive. One person died of Covid while undergoing treatment at the Sangareddy government hospital.
The parents of the baby, who had symptoms of Covid-19, went to the Narayankhed government hospital to get a test done on Wednesday. As the baby also had fever, a test was also conducted on her and she tested positive for the virus.
“This is the first time that we have a case where a months-old baby has tested positive. The baby is being taken care of and being given medication,” Sangareddy in-charge district medical and health officer (DMHO) Gayathri Devi told TOI. The parents have also reportedly tested positive.
The family has been asked to be in home isolation. According to officials, the baby was being given medication in the form of drops and medical personnel were in regular touch with the family.
Covid tests were done on 28 people at the Naryankhed government hospital on Wednesday of which three were positive.
In the entire district while 2,037 tests were done, 45 people — 15 at Patancheru area hospital, eight at primary health centre, Sadashivpet, five each at Jogipeta and Zaheeerabad area hospitals and other places — tested positive.
Meanwhile, officials have decided to continue relaxation period only from 6am to 2 p in three wards in Sangareddy as more cases have been reported in ward number 6, 27 and 28.
Though relaxation for lockdown at other place was from 6am to 6pm, local officials have decided to restrict it to a limited number of hours in the three wards in Sangareddy town.


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