Hyderabad, June 29: Telangana Home Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali has tested positive for COVID-19. He was admitted to a private hospital in Hyderabad on Sunday night. Health officials described his condition as stable.

Ali had participated in Haritha Haram, a plantation programme, with top police officials on June 25. He is the first minister to be found infected by Coronavirus. Abdullah Al Mohsin Chowdhury, Bangladesh Defence Secretary, Dies from COVID-19.

So far three members of State Legislative Assembly, all belonging to the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), have tested positive.

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