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Telangana, Andhra Pradesh Coronavirus Live Updates: Telangana records 2,239 new cases, 11 deaths

Telangana, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh Coronavirus Live Updates: Infections in AP are over 6.54 lakh while those in Telangana are over 1.79 lakh.

By: Express Web Desk | Hyderabad, New Delhi | Updated: September 26, 2020 10:13:58 am
The recovery rate in the Telangana rose further to 82.64 per cent.  (File)

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.

 

 

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09:48 (IST)26 Sep 2020
JUST IN| Telangana records 2,239 new cases, 11 deaths

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.

08:59 (IST)26 Sep 2020
NIMS Hyderabad gets Cobas 800 testing machine

Telangana's Health Minister Etala Rajender Friday inaugurated a COBAS8800 RT-PCR coronavirus testing machine in Hyderabad's government hospital Nizam's Institute Of Medical Sciences.

08:52 (IST)26 Sep 2020
Nizamabad Local Authorities MLC bypoll to be held on Oct 9

The bypoll to the Nizamabad Local Authorities MLC seatin Telangana will be held on October 9. According to a press release issued by the Election Commission of India on Friday, counting of votes will be taken up on October 12. As per the ECIs earlier notification the bypoll to the MLC seat was scheduled to be held on April 7. However, it was rescheduled due to the lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus. Three candidates including Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Raos daughter and former MP K Kavitha are in the poll fray. (PTI)

08:49 (IST)26 Sep 2020
AP records 7,073 new cases, 48 deaths

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.

Chittoor and Prakasam reported eight fresh casualties each while Anantapuramu saw six. Krishna and West Godavari added five more deaths each to their tally. East Godavari continued with the regulation 1,000- plus new daily cases as its gross went up to 92,173.SPS Nellore district crossed the 50,000 cases mark, adding 459 in 24 hours. West Godavari reported 931, Prakasam 806 and Chittoor 713 new cases, the bulletin said. (With PTI)

14:06 (IST)25 Sep 2020
India coronavirus numbers explained | New cases more than recoveries on Thursday

More cases of coronavirus were detected on Thursday than the number of people declared to have recovered from the disease, ending a six-day streak that had raised hopes of a possible slowdown in the spread of the disease. But it was more a case of recoveries dropping down, rather than discovery of new cases going up by any significant amount.

A total of 86,052 new cases were detected on Thursday, slightly lower than 86,508 which were found a day earlier, but the recoveries dropped from 87,374 to 81,177.

For the previous six-day, recoveries had been exceeding new cases, which resulted in the reduction in active cases from a high of 10.17 lakh to 9.66 lakh. The active cases went up to 9.7 lakh on Thursday. Never before have the recoveries been more than new cases for more than two consecutive days, and those were caused mainly by anomalies in reporting data. (Read our explainer here)

14:05 (IST)25 Sep 2020
Covid-19 tally in India crosses 5.8 million

With over 86,000 cases in 24 hours, the Covid-19 tally in India went  past 5.8 million on Friday. The death till also increased to 92,290 with more than 1,000 deaths during the same period, data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare indicated. 

10:47 (IST)25 Sep 2020
JUST IN | Telangana reports 2,381 new cases, 10 deaths

Telangana reported 2,381 new COVID-19 cases, pushing the tally of positive infections to 1,81,627, while the death toll rose to 1,080 with 10 more fatalities, Telangana's Covid bulletin said Friday. Of the total infections, recoveries stood at 1,50,160, while 30,387 patients were still under treatment. The recovery rate in the state rose further to 82.67 per cent and the case fertility rate stood at 0.59 per cent.

08:21 (IST)25 Sep 2020
AP conducts over 1 lakh tests per million population

Andhra Pradesh Thursday reached a new milestone of conducting over one lakh tests per million (population), the highest among states, after a total of 53,78,367 samples were screened till date.

08:20 (IST)25 Sep 2020
AP records 7,855 new cases, 52 deaths

Andhra Pradesh recorded 7,855 new coronavirus cases till Thursday taking the state's overall tally to 6,54,385, the state's bulletin said. The state also reported 52 additional fatalities in the last 24 hours taking the death toll past 5,500. Of the total cases, over 5.79 lakh people have recovered after testing positive while 69,353 cases are still active.

Of the total cases, East Godavari district added more than 1,000 cases, West Godavari, Prakasam and Chittoor reported over 900 new cases each in 24 hours. Chittoor reported eight new Covid-19 casualties while Anantapuramu and Guntur registered six each. Krishna, Prakasam and Visakhapatnam added five more deaths each while East Godavari had four more fatalities, the bulletin added.

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Meanwhile, a serosurvey in Andhra Pradesh has revealed that close to 20 per cent of the state's population has developed antibodies for SARS-COV-2. The serosurvey, which included 5,000 people, showed that 19.7 per cent of people developed immunity against the virus. Disclosing the survey findings, AP Commissioner for Health and Family Welfare Katamaneni Bhaskar said 22.5 per cent population in urban areas and 18.2 per cent in rural acquired immunity for Covid-19.

Coronavirus cases in the country surpassed the 57-lakh mark on Thursday while over 46 lakh people have recovered from the disease pushing the national recovery rate to 81.55 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry. The total coronavirus cases mounted to 57,32,518 with 86,508 people testing positive in a day while the death toll climbed to 91,149 with 1,129 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours, the data updated at 8 am showed. The total recoveries surged to 46,74,987 in the country so far. The COVID-19 case fatality rate due to the coronavirus infection was recorded at 1.59 per cent. There are 9,66,382 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which comprises 16.86 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.