Telangana Home Minister tests positive for COVID-19

Monday, June 29th, 2020, 03:00:39 PM IST

Hyderabad, June 29 (IANS) Telangana Home Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali has tested positive for COVID-19.

He was admitted to a private hospital in Hyderabad on Sunday night. Health officials described his condition as stable.

Ali had participated in Haritha Haram, a plantation program, with top police officials on June 25.

He is the first minister to be found infected by Coronavirus.

So far three members of State Legislative Assembly, all belonging to the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), have tested positive.

–IANS