The spike in coronavirus positive cases, especially in Hyderabad, has continued with Telangana on Sunday reporting 199 positive COVID19 infections, which also happens to be the single largest one-day surge of positive cases, since the outbreak of the pandemic.
The officials have declared five deaths taking the total number of toll to 82 and the total number of corona positive cases rose to 2,698.
Of the 196 cases from Telangana, 122 were from areas under GHMC, another 40 persons tested positive from Rangareddy district, 10 from Medchal, 9 from Khammam, 3 each from Mahabubnagar, Jagtiyal and Medak, two cases from Warangal Urban and one positive case each from Suryapet, Nirmal, Yadadri and Jangaon. Three migrants workers who have returned from other States have also tested positive.
16 patients were discharged from the Gandhi Hospital on Sunday after full recovery. The total number of active cases in the State is 1,188.