Hyderabad, February 13, Corona: Telangana recorded 151 fresh positive Coronavirus until 8 pm on Friday taking the total tally to 2,96,428 and the death toll remained at 1,614 with zero deaths in the last 24 hours.
The recovery cases in the state went up to 2,93,933 with the recovery of 185 persons in a single day. At present, there are 1,781 active cases out of which 789 are in-home or institutional isolation.
Between Thursday and Friday, 27,259 tests were conducted including 11,993 on primary contacts and 3,271 on secondary contacts. However, the results of 151 samples turned positive and the reports of 761 are pending. So far, 82,69,364 tests have been conducted in the state since the pandemic broke out.
The positive cases reported in the state include 31 from GHMC, 13 from Rangareddy, 11 from Medchal Malkajgiri, 9 from Warangal Urban, 7 each from Karimnagar and Sangareddy, 6 each from Siddipet and Jagtial, 5 from Khammam, 4 each from Adilabad and Bhadradri Kothagudem, 3 each from Nalgonda and Rajanna Sircilla, 2 each from Jangaon, Jayashankar Bhupalpally and Komarambheem Asifabad, one each from Jogulamba Gadwal, Nagarkurnool, Wanaparthy and Warangal Rural and Yadadri Bhongir, zero cases from Narayanpet, Nirmal and Suryapet.
It is to mention here that india’s tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 1,08,92,746 with 12,143 new infections being reported in a day, while the recoveries crossed 1.06 crore, according to Union Health Ministry data updated on Saturday.
The death count increased to 1,55,550 with 103 daily new fatalities, data updated at 8 am showed.
Meanwhile, The second dose of the Covid vaccine will be administered today to those who took the first shot on Day 1 of the nationwide inoculation drive on January 16. AIIMS chief Dr Randeep Guleria and NITI Aayog’s VK Paul, who were among the first to take the jab, are expected to receive the second shot, which needs to be taken 28 days after the first one.
Over 77 lakh healthcare and frontline workers have received the first dose of the vaccine till Friday, the government said, adding that 97 per cent people of the beneficiaries are “satisfied”. India has set a target of inoculating 30 crore people against COVID-19 by July.