Telangana reports 2,579 new COVID-19 cases, 9 deaths in last 24 hours

South India

In the last 24 hours, Telangana has reported 9 deaths and 2,579 new positive cases due to Covid-19 , taking the total number of deaths to 770 and total number of cases to 1,08,670.


According to the State Health Department, the total number of cases includes 23,737active cases and 84,163 recoveries.

Meanwhile, Telangana witnessed the highest single-day spike in new Covid-19 cases on Monday, as the state also conducted the highest number of tests in a day. Telangana conducted 52,933 tests in the last 24 hours.

The spike in cases in Telangana is due to the rising number of cases from the districts. 

Districts which recorded high number of cases on Monday include Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (295), Kothagudem(83), Jagtiyal(98), Karimnagar(116), Mancherial(103), Khammam(161), Nalgonda(129), Nizamabad(142), Rangareddy(186), Siddipet(92), Suryapet(78) and Warangal Urban(143). 

Coronavirus, which originated in China's Wuhan city in December last year, has so far spread to more than 200 countries. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared coronavirus a pandemic.


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