Hyderabad: 24 students test COVID-19 positive in two hostels

Hyderabad: Twenty-two students staying at Scheduled Tribes (ST) Boys hostel Rajendranagar and two girls of Osmania University hostel have tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday.

At ST boys hostel, 92 boarders and staff were tested for COVID-19, out of which 22 students and one hostel welfare officer and watchman were found to be positive.

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Those who were tested negative have been sent to their home.

The 22 COVID- positive students have been isolated at their respective hostels.

At Osmania University, two girls tested positive after a screening for Covid-19 in Girls Hostel was done on Thursday. The university authorities said that they were immediately isolated and the university is making arrangements to screen the remaining boarders.

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Earlier, as many as 36 students of Telangana Minorities Welfare Residential Educational Institutions Society (TMWREIS) in Bandlaguda tested positive for COVID-19 and a total of 43 positives were found in Zilla Parishad Secondary School (Girls), Mancherial.

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State schools and hostels have become epicentre for COVID-19, with several cases reported in the past few days.

Telangana reported 313 fresh COVID-19 infections and two deaths on Thursday, with as many as 2,434 active cases.