Hyderabad: The number of Covid-19 cases in the state continues upwards, with 2083 new cases registered on Saturday. Apart from this, 11 deaths were recorded in the state in the last 24 hours. The total case load with the latest numbers is 64,786 and the total number of deaths in the state so far is 530.
The number of active cases in the state rose to 17,754 on Saturday, even taking the total number of patients recovering from Covid-19 infection to 46,502. Sample testing in the state has been on the rise for the past few days and 21,011 samples were tested on Saturday, close to the 25,000 mark set by the government to reach the middle of the week.
After declining in numbers a fortnight back, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) is seeing an increase in numbers again. On Saturday, a total of 578 new cases were reported in the GHMC area – the highest in the state, while neighboring Medchal Malkajgiri saw 197 cases, Ranga Reddy 228 cases, Sanga Reddy 101 cases. Also, Karimnagar with 108 cases and Warangal Urban with 134 cases are witnessing a boom, while all other districts of the state have also recorded between 8- 73 cases.