After two controlled days of cases, Telangana again showed a sharp spike and reported 1550 Covid-19 positive cases and nine fatalities on Monday, pushing the toll to 365 and the cumulative number of positive cases to 36,221. In the last 24 hours, the number of samples tested has touched a record high in the State with authorities testing 11,525 samples.
Out of the 1,550 positive cases, 926 were from areas under GHMC. On Monday, 1,197 persons, were discharged, taking the overall number of recoveries to 23,679 while the number of active cases has reached 12,178.
Overall, since the outbreak of Covid-19, health officials have tested 1,81,849 samples out of which 1,45,628 samples have tested negative while 36,221 have tested positive.