According to NIN, on an average 60.1 per cent of all participants in the fourth round of survey tested positive for Covid- 19 antibodies.
Telangana reported 578 new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday by conducting 90,966 tests. With this, the State’s active case load stood at 9,824 cases.
Within the last seven days, Khammam has reported 490 cases.
The third highest was seen in Nalgonda with 69 cases and Suryapet with 64 cases.
When the pandemic was at its peak, an HRCT test cost up to Rs 6,000-8,000, but can now only be charged Rs 1,995.
Meanwhile, aggressive testing has helped in reducing cases in Khammam district, which reported 93 cases on Friday.
Nearly 1,933 patients recovered on the day, taking the total number of recoveries to 5,86,362. The current active caseload is at 19,521.
The woman, who was quarantined at home, was unable to bear the social distancing maintained by her daughter-in-law,
KTR tweeted saying that guidelines, for the priority vaccination of students who have to travel abroad for higher education, will be released soon.
The total number of cases recorded in the State till now stands at 5,67,517, of which 5,26,043 have recovered and 3,207 have died.
Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has directed the officials concerned to adopt a two-pronged strategy for containing Covid-19 and Mucormycosis, also known as black fungus.
Finance Minister T Harish Rao, on Saturday, said that the Telangana government has already paid Rs 100 crore for Covid-19 vaccine.
Several volunteers who have been transporting essentials like home-cooked free food for Covid-19 patients, medicines and equipment were stopped and slapped with hefty challans under DM act.
The CM also instructed the district collectors to prepare a list of super spreaders like RTC drivers and conductors, sales personnel and vegetable vendors.
Ten days have passed since the State came under a Covid-induced lockdown, but there seems to be no let up in the number of serious cases coming to government hospitals.