Single-day rise of 30,256 new COVID-19 infections, 295 deaths, push India's tally of cases to 3.34 crore
The active cases have declined to 3,18,181 comprising 0.95 per cent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020.
Over 14.13 lakh patients have recovered from the disease, according to data shared by the health department here.
The active cases comprise 0.99 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.68 per cent, the ministry said.
Though the cases came down after remaining constant at a range between 1,000 and 1,200 for nearly a fortnight, the infection count is not coming below 400.
The skilled workforce returning to their rural homes is likely to spearhead a new tech knowledge revolution in the hinterland.
Meanwhile, the COVID-19 toll climbed to 18,641 in the state on Saturday with 12 more fatalities, officials said.
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The active cases now comprise 1.02 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has been recorded at 97.65 per cent, the health ministry data said.
There are concerns that transmissions will worsen nationwide the Chuseok holiday break, the Korean version of Thanksgiving that begins over the weekend and continues through next Wednesday.
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The State also reported one death taking the toll to 3,900. The highest cases were seen in GHMC limits with 72 infections, followed by Khamamam with 22 and 16 in Warangal Urban.
A total of 72,481 tests, including 49,734 RT-PCR tests and 22,747 rapid antigen tests, were conducted a day ago, the bulletin said.
The authorities at the educational institutions say readying the infrastructure, especially at schools, is one of the main challenges as these haven’t been used for more than a year now.
The party has asked its workers across the country to facilitate COVID-19 vaccination drive on the birthday as part of its "Seva and Samarpan" campaign.
ICMR DG Dr Balram Bhargava raised concerns about the upcoming festive season that might create a conducive environment for virus spread.