Hyderabad Mayor Bontu Rammohan tests positive for COVID-19

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Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], July 26 (ANI): Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) Mayor Bontu Rammohan tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday after he underwent rapid testing. He is asymptomatic and now in self-isolation. The mayor had participated in the foundation laying stone of a cafe program in Hyderabad on Thursday. Social distancing norms were violated in the presence of Telangana Industries and IT minister K T Rama Rao, and other leaders at the private event. K T Rama Rao, along with Excise Minister Srinivas Goud, Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar, Hyderabad City Mayor Bonthu Ram Mohan, and other Telangana Rashtra Samithi leaders participated in the foundation stone-laying ceremony of 'Neera Cafe' on Necklace Road in Hyderabad, where social distancing norms had gone for a toss. According to reports, around 200 people attended the event. (ANI)