Telangana, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh Coronavirus Highlights: The coronavirus positives increased by the new normal 10,000-plus but the number of active cases dropped below the one-lakh mark in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday. With the addition of 10,794 in 24 hours ending 9 am on Sunday, the aggregate Covid-19 cases now reached 4.98 lakh, just short of the five-lakh mark. The latest bulletin said 11,915 patients had recovered from the infection and walked home but another 70 succumbed in 24 hours.
Telangana on Sunday registered 2,574 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, a state government bulletin said. With the new cases, the caseload in the state crossed 1.4 lakh (1,40,969). With 9 new deaths, the death toll now stands at 886.
The monsoon session of Telangana Legislature will commence on Monday with preventive measures for COVID-19. All members, including ministers, Telangana legislature employees, and media personnel will have to undergo covid test and only those found negative would be allowed to enter the premises, a senior state government official said on Sunday. While seating arrangements have been made to keep a six- feet distance from each member, every mike and the entire House has been sanitised thoroughly for extra protection, the official added.