Corona: 2,909 New Cases Reported In Telangana
The active Covid-19 cases have continued to rise, with the cumulative total rising to 17,791 positive cases
Hyderabad: The surge in Corona cases continued in Telangana with health authorities reporting 2909 cases and six fatalities, on Friday.
For the second consecutive day, the health department conducted over a lakh Covid-19 tests across Telangana, which helped in detecting more number of Covid-19 infections.
Between Thursday and Friday, 1,11,726 Covid-19 tests were conducted while results of another 4533 samples are being processed.
The active Covid-19 cases have continued to rise, with the cumulative total rising to 17,791 positive cases out of which 11,495 positive individuals are under home and institutional isolation. The total number of fatalities as on Friday has reached 1752 in Telangana.
Unlike last year, when Hyderabad and surrounding areas reported a large number of Covid-19 infections, this year a large number of new infections are getting reported from smaller tier-II and tier-III towns too.
With 2909 new Covid-19 infections, the total number of positive cases since the pandemic has now reached 3,24,091. A total of 584 persons have recovered on Friday, taking the total recoveries in the State to 3,04,548 with a recovery rate of 93.96 percent, while the countrywide recovery rate was 90.8 percent. So far, a total of 1,08,73,665 Covid-19 tests have been conducted in the State out of which 3,24,091 have tested positive and 3,04,548 persons have recovered.
The Covid-19 positive cases reported from the districts included 70 from Adilabad, 35 from Bhadradri Kothgudem, 487 from areas under GHMC, 121 from Jagtiyal, 24 Jangaon, 13 from Jayashankar Bhupalpally, 11 from Jogulamba Gadwal, 10
2 from Kamareddy, 92 from Karimnagar, 66 from Khammam, 49 from Asifabad, 93 from Mahabubnagar, 18 from Mahabubabad, 77 from Mancherial, 44 from Medak, 289 from Medchal Malkajgiri, eight from Mulugu, 33 from Nagarkurnool, 89 from Nalgonda, 15 from Narayanpet, 131 from Nirmal, 202 from Nizamabad, 35 from Peddapalli, 63 from Rajanna Siricilla, 225 from Rangareddy, 117 from Sangareddy, 82 from Siddipet, 48 from Suryapet, 60 from Vikarabad, 52 from Wanaparthy, 19 from Warangal Rural, 86 from Warangal Urban and 53 from Yadadri Bhongir.