Corona: 116 fresh positive cases reported
Hyderabad, March 1: Corona: Telangana reports 116 fresh positive cases until 8 om on Sunday pushing the total coronavirus cases tally to 2,98,923 and the death toll remained the same with not a single person dying of the virus in the last 24 hours.
Meanwhile, the recovery count went up to 2,95,387 with a recovery of 165 persons in a single day. At present, there are 1,902 active cases out of which 804 are in home or institutional isolation.
— IPRDepartment (@IPRTelangana) March 1, 2021
Between Friday and Saturday, around 20,375 tests were conducted including 8,965 on primary contacts and 2,445 on secondary contacts.
However, the results of 116 turned positive and the reports of 276 are awaited. So far, 87,21,026 tests have been conducted since the pandemic broke out.
Corona District Wise:
The positive cases reported across the state include 26 from GHMC, 11 each from Medchal Malkajgiri, Rajanna Sircilla, 8 from Karimnagar, 7 from Sangareddy, 5 from Jagtial, 4 each from Adilabad, Mancherial and Nizamabad, 3 each from Mahabubnagar, Vikarabad, Medak and Yadadri Bhongir, 2 each from Bhadradri Kothagudem, Mahabubabad and Warangal Rural, one each from Jayashankar Bhupalpally, Khammam, Nagarkurnool, Nalgonda, Peddapalli, Siddipet and Suryapet, zero cases from Jangaon, Kamareddy, Jogulamba Gadwal, Komarambheem Asifabad, Mulugu, Narayanpet, Nirmal and Wanaparthy.
it is to mention here that in the last 24 hours, India recorded 16,752 cases and 113 deaths, bringing the total Covid count to 1,10,96,731 with the number of deaths reaching 1,57,051, according to the Union Health Ministry. Total active cases stand at 1,64,511 and the number of people vaccinated have amounted to 1,43,01,266.
During a high-level meeting on Saturday, the centre pushed for an aggressive vaccination drive in states with a higher number of cases— Maharashtra, Punjab, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Telangana, and Jammu & Kashmir. The cap on a single vaccine at private hospitals has been fixed at Rs 250.
Days ahead of the scheduled second phase of the Covid-19 vaccination drive, the Centre Friday communicated that registrations will begin in three ways for those above the age of 50 and those above the age of 45 with associated co-morbidities. The second phase of the drive is scheduled to begin March 1.