Another case, the second one, of COVID-19 in Hyderabad was confirmed by health officials today.
A person who came to the city from Italy has tested positive for the virus, and has been admitted to Gandhi Hospital where he is in quarantine.
This apart, two more persons with a travel history to Italy are also suspected to be COVID-19 positive. For further confirmation, the authorities have sent their samples to the National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune.
The health authorities have once again advised the people to refrain from participating in public gatherings, to avoid spread of the virus.
The first person in Hyderabad to be infected by the virus, a 24-year-old software executive who had travel led to Dubai, was declared free of the virus and discharged some days back.