The deadly coronavirus is not sparing anyone. After entering Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao's official residence Pragathi Bhavan last week, the coronavirus has now entered Raj Bhavan, the official residence of Governor.
Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan ordered corona tests for entire police personnel and other staff working at Raj Bhavan including herself and her family members.
The tests were conducted on Saturday and Sunday ( July 11 and July 12, 2020) and the results came out on Sunday, July 12, 2020 (today).
It was found that 28 police personnel were tested positive and they were sent to isolation immediately. 10 Raj Bhavan Staff and 10 family members of Raj Bhavan staff were also tested positive. However, Governor and her family members tested negative.
The Raj Bhavan issued an official press release in this regard on Sunday, July 12, 2020. The details can be seen below:
Yesterday and today Rapid antigen tests for covid-19 were done since few of the special police battalion personel tested positive in RT PCR test as a part of contact tracing with the help of Director Public Health.in all 395 tests were conducted out of which 347 were negative. 28 police personnel were tested positive and they were sent to isolation immidiately. 10 Raj Bhavan Staff and 10 family members of Raj Bhavan staff were tested positive. All these 20 members were admitted in Government Ayurveda Hospital, S.R.Nagar for further treatment. Hon'ble Governor led from the front not only by arranging the tests for the staff and police personnel but also volunteered herself for getting tested. She was tested as Negative. She appealed the people in red zones or with the contact history to get themselves tested at the earliest to contain further spread. She further said that early diagnosis not only protects us but also protects others and urged that one should not hesitate from getting tested and should motivate others to follow 4Ts-Test, Trace,Treat and Teach.