A head nurse of the Government General and Chest Hospital in Hyderabad died after testing positive from Covid-19. The senior nurse, who was set to retire by the end of June, was admitted to Gandhi Hospital in a critical condition.
Telangana Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan has expressed her condolences over the death. This is for the first time in Hyderabad that a senior nurse has died due to COVID-19 disease.
Earlier, two staffers in the superintendent’s office at Gandhi Hospital also tested positive.
The state on Friday reported 985 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall state tally to 12,349. The state health department informed that out of the total cases, there are 7,436 active cases currently in the state.