Telangana, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh Coronavirus Live Updates: Telangana reported 2,239 new COVID-19 cases, pushing the tally of positive infections to 1,83,866, while the death toll rose to 1,091 with 11 more fatalities, Telangana’s Covid bulletin said on Saturday. Of the total infections, recoveries stood at 1,52,441, while 30,334 patients were still under treatment. The recovery rate in the state rose further to 82.90 per cent and the case fertility rate stood at 1.58 per cent.
Andhra Pradesh recorded 7,073 new coronavirus cases till Friday taking the state’s overall tally to 6,61,458, the state’s bulletin said. The state also reported 48 additional fatalities in the last 24 hours taking the death toll past 5,600. Of the total cases, over 5.88 lakh people have recovered after testing positive while over 69,000 cases are still active.
After being suspended for over 6 months, the Telangana government has decided to resume bus services in the city from today. Transport Minister P Ajay Kumar said 25 per cent of the nearly 2,800 state buses would be operational. Telangana’s interstate buses to Karnataka and Maharashtra are also set to resume from Friday.