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Sircilla Gudem, imposes self lockdown in Telangana

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | PULI SHARAT KUMAR
Published Dec 24, 2021, 12:23 am IST
Updated Dec 24, 2021, 12:23 am IST
The residents have decided not to venture out of their village and not to allow outsiders to enter
On learning that Omicron virus was spreading, Gudem residents decided to close the doors to the village. (Representational DC Image)
 On learning that Omicron virus was spreading, Gudem residents decided to close the doors to the village. (Representational DC Image)

Sircilla: After a case of Omicron infection was found in Gudem village, the residents have declared a self-imposed lockdown to prevent the spread of the disease. The infected persons had returned from Dubai to the village in Mustabad mandal in Rajanna Sircilla district.

The residents have decided not to venture out of their village and not to allow outsiders to enter.

 

The Omicron-positive individual had returned to India on December 16, and was tested at the Shamshabad airport. He was allowed to go home. He then attended amarriage in Narayanpur, Yellareddypet mandal.

On Monday he was informed that he had tested positive for the Omicron virus. Health officials accompanied by the district medical and health officer Suman Mohan Rao along with Pothgal PHC health officer Sanjeev Reddy rushed to the Gudem village and shifted the person to the TIMS hospital in Hyderabad.

They also collected the samples of his family members along with seven others and sent them to quarantine.  Health officials also collected samples from 53 attendees at the wedding and sent them for testing.

 

The officials also identified another person who returned from the Gulf countries to Chippalpally with a person who tested positive, and quarantined him as well after sending his sample for testing. On Wednesday the officials said that his wife and mother were tested positive for the Omicron virus. On learning that Omicron virus was spreading, Gudem residents decided to close the doors to the village.

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Location: India, Telangana




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