Hyderabad, January 29: Telangana records 197 fresh coronavirus positive cases and two deaths in Telangana until 8 pm on Thursday.
— IPRDepartment (@IPRTelangana) January 29, 2021
The total number of cases in the state touched 2,94,120 while the death toll went up to 1,596. Meanwhile, the recovery cases in the state went up to 2,89,987 with 356 recoveries in the last 24 hours.
At present, there are 2,537 active cases out of which 1,083 are in home or institutional isolation.
Between Wednesday and Thursday, around 31,486 tests were conducted including 13,853 on primary contacts and 3,778 on secondary contacts.
However, the results of 197 turned positive and the results of 748 are pending. So far, 77,90,901 tests have been conducted in the state since the pandemic broke out.
Coronavirus positive cases:
The positive cases reported across the state include 38 from GHMC, 13 from Rangareddy, 12 from Karimnagar, 11 from Medchal Malkajgiri, 9 from Mancherial, 8 each from Nalgonda, Rajanna Sircilla, Jagtial, Nizamabad and Sangareddy, 7 each from Khammam, Peddapalli and Warangal Urban, 6 each from Bhadradri Kothagudem and Mahabubnagar, 5 from Siddipet, 4 each from Yadadri Bhongir, Warangal Rural, Suryapet and Medak, 3 each from Adilabad, Komarambheem Asifabad, Mahabubabad, 2 each from Kamareddy, Mulugu, Vikarabad and Wanaparthy, one each from Jangaon, Nagarkurnool and Nirmal.
Zero cases have been reported from Jayashankar Bhupalpally, Jogulamba Gadwal and Narayanpet.
It is to mention here that active cases in India continued to decline at a time when authorities are struggling to assure health workers and citizens of the vaccination’s safety.
The country reported 18,855 new cases in the last 24 hours, according to the health ministry’s data as of 8 a.m. on Friday. That’s lower than the 20,746 patients who recovered from the virus in the same time period, taking active cases below 1.72 lakh. India had over 10 lakh live infections and mid-september.
However, today’s fresh cases are the highest reported since Jan. 7.