Journalist in Hyderabad Die of CoronavirusJun 08, 2020 04:56 PM
A scribe from a Telugu television channel had passed away in Gandhi hospital due to coronavirus. He has shifted to the Government Hospital four days ago. He will be the first journalist in Telangana who died of Coronavirus. His death has created panic among the journalist fraternity.
The Doctors claimed that he died of complications associated with Covid-19. Also, the scribe suffered from other ailments like Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), bilateral pneumonitis. He was also diagnosed with Myasthenia Gravis which is a rare disorder that paralyzes the muscle; including the respiratory muscle. The overall complication led to his demise.
In the last few days, some journalist had tested positive and the majority could be asymptomatic. The most disconcerting thing for a Journalist is that they remain outside and there is plenty of fieldwork involved.
Post lockdown the state had witnessed a steep rise in the number of Covid-19 cases. Saturday reported 206 new cases which is a huge jump since March 2nd. Almost 10 people died of the disease and 123 deaths had been reported overall in TS.