Sixteen patients, who were admitted to the Fever Hospital, Nallakunta, and the Gandhi Hospital in Secunderabad have tested positive for cholera. Out of the 16 confirmed, 12 were from the Fever Hospital while the rest were admitted in the Gandhi hospital.
The state Health Authorities informed that faecal samples of 40 patients were collected for testing at the Fever Hospital out of which 12 came out cholera-positive. Out of this 12, as many as 11 positive patients were from Bholakpur while one was from Moula Ali. Out of the four confirmed cases of Gandhi Hospital, two were from Bholakpur.