Hyderabad: Amid coronavirus scare, Telangana police on Thursday made an appeal to the people not to spread rumours on social media pertaining to the deadly virus. The officials further stated that those found guilty will be booked.
"People are requested not to spread rumours on Social Media and disturb normal tempo of life. The government of Telangana has been taking all measures required."
Mahender Reddy, DGP, Telangana.
The official also urged people to adhere to the advisory issued by the Medical and Health Department to prevent falling prey to the deadly virus.
The Telangana police issued the advisory on March 4 in the wake of coronavirus positive case in Hyderabad. The rumours are being spread about the virus over social media platforms due to which there is a panic among people.
The state reported its first COVID-19 case on Monday when a 24-year-old software personnel, who recently returned from Dubai, tested positive for the virus. His condition was stated to be stable on Wednesday.