In view of COVID-19 global pandemic, the state of Telangana has strengthened surveillance, contact tracing and containment measures against the possible spread of disease. The first case of COVID-19 was confirmed on 2nd March 2020 in the state of Telangana. Till date Fourteen (14) COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Telangana state.
WHO has declated the recent novel coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic affecting 151 countries as International Public Health Emergency of International concern (PHEIC). In this context, the Government of Telangana has strengthened the surveillance and control measures against the disease, as per the national guidelines.