Telangana has so far reported the death of nine persons, including eight of them who had attended Tablighi event. The state has so far recorded 270 Covid-19 positive cases, a majority of them attendees of the Delhi meet.The Telangana government had recently announced that whoever had attended the religious meeting at Nizamuddin West in the national capital should inform the health department officials or police and undergo tests for coronavirus.
The state has seen the most fatalities in south, with nine of the deceased having had a history of attending the religious meeting at Nizamuddin West.The South Delhi locality has emerged as an epicentre for the spread of coronavirus in different parts of the country after thousands of people took part in the Tablighi Jamaat congregation from March 1-15 and returned to their states.
The first case of the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic in India was reported on 30 January 2020, originating from China. As of 5 April 2020, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare have confirmed a total of 3,374 cases, 267 recoveries