Telangana Home Minister tested positive for COVID-19
Telangana Home Minister Mahmood Ali tested positive for novel coronavirus on Sunday night and has been admitted to a private hospital in Hyderabad.
Till Friday, Mr Mahmood Ali was actively taking part in several programmes. Recently, he took part in the state government’s prestigious Haritha haram programme along with several top officials at the Goshamahal Police stadium.
On Wednesday five security personnel of the 67-year-old minister were diagnosed with the infection, following which his staff went into self-isolation. The five gunmen were asked to quarantine themselves at their respective homes.