T'gana, total rises to 44 (Eds: Removing word in headline) Hyderabad, Mar 26 (PTI): A doctor couple are among the three persons who tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday taking the total number of COVID-19 cases in the state to 44.
According to a media bulletin on COVID-19, the three new confirmed cases on Thursday were contact (of previous positive cases).
The three cases includes a 49-year old man, a resident of Qutbullapur in Medchal district, who is a contact. He travelled to Delhi and the patient is stable and admitted at the designated hospital, it said.
The two other confirmed cases are of a doctor couple from Hyderabad city pertaining to a 36-year old doctor and her 41-year old husband, also a doctor. Both are contact cases.
'Both the patients are stable and admitted at the designated hospital,' the bulletin said.
State Health Minister E Rajender also held a meeting with health officials on the measures taken up to prevent the spread of coronavirus. VVK GDK SS PTI PTI PTI PTI PTI