Coronavirus | Southern States continue to grapple with COVID-19 infections
The variety of COVID-19 instances and deaths in Telangana continue to improve at an alarming fee. On Friday, 7,432 folks examined optimistic and 33 sufferers died. On Thursday, the variety of instances stood at 6,206, and 29 sufferers had died. While 1,03,770 samples had been examined, outcomes from 5,136 had been awaited. Barring six districts, the remaining 33 districts reported coronavirus instances in triple digits.
Andhra Pradesh reported 37 extra deaths and 11,698 new COVID-19 infections within the 24 hours ending Saturday morning. The cumulative tally jumped to 10,20,926 and the toll reached 7,616. Four districts reported greater than 1,000 new instances. They are Srikakulam (1,641), Guntur (1,581), Chittoor (1,306) and Anantapur (1,066).
Kerala added 26,685 new instances of COVID-19 to its tally on Saturday when the outcomes of 1,31,155 samples examined over the previous 24 hours got here in. The check positivity fee confirmed a slight dip, dropping from 21.78% to 20.35%. This appears to have introduced reduction in a small measure to a State which noticed seven new data in each day case numbers prior to now seven days.
Karnataka on Saturday crossed the 13 lakh an infection mark for the reason that outbreak of COVID-19, with the best single-day spike of 29,438 infections, whereas 208 deaths took the whole fatalities to 14,283, the Health Department mentioned.
The highest single-day infections had been on Friday, with 26,962 contemporary instances.
(With inputs from Vijayawada, Thiruvananthapuram and Bengaluru bureaus)