HIGHEST SINGLE DAY RECORD OF OVER 32,000 CORONA CASES IN INDIA:
While the rate of recovery has touched 63.2 percent, number of new cases is increasing rapidly. The number of active cases is at 3,31,146 and recovered patients are 6,12,814 twice the number of active cases. Maharashtra remained the worst-hit state, with 2,75,640 cases and 10,928 casualties followed by Tamil Nadu with total 1,51,820 cases, including 2,167 deaths. With 1,647 new coronavirus cases and 41 deaths in the last 24 hours, the national capital recorded a total tally of 1,16,993 cases and 3,487 deaths. States with more than 10,000 cases included Gujarat (44,552), Uttar Pradesh (41,383), Rajasthan (26,437), Madhya Pradesh (19,643), West Bengal (34,427), Haryana (23,306), Karnataka (47,253), Andhra Pradesh (35,451), Telangana (39,342), Assam (18,666), and Bihar (20,612).
TELANGANA STATE COVID UPDATES:
Telangana reported 1,597 new Covid-19 cases and 11 fatalities on Wednesday, pushing the toll so far to 386 and the cumulative positive cases to 39,342. In the last 24 hours, health authorities conducted tests on 13,642 samples, out of which 12,045 tested negative. The Covid-19 positive cases from other districts include 73 from Sangareddy, 58 from Nalgonda, 44 from Warangal Urban, 41 from Karimnagar, 27 from Siddipet, 26 from Mancherial, 21 from Mahabubnagar, 20 from Peddapally, 18 from Medak, 14 from Suryapet, 13 cases each from Yadadri, Nizamabad, eight from Jangaon, seven from Kothagudem, six each from Khammam and Siricilla, five cases each from Mahabubabad, Narayanpet, Vikarabad and Nagarkurnool, four each from Mulugu, Gadwal and one case from Adilabad. 5,000 rapid antigen test kits were sanctioned to the Warangal district. As many as 10,000 Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) kits would soon be made available for Covid testing at all government hospitals in the district.