Telangana continued to outnumber the fresh cases as the state registered 2,261 recoveries in the last 24 hours. With this, the recovery rate has now improved to 95.91 per cent.
The release also stated that the Cabinet has directed the police to enforce the lockdown rules strictly from 6 pm to 6 am. At present, the restrictions are being relaxed every day from 6 am to 1 pm.
Telangana has so far administered a total of 64,17,283 doses under its vaccination drive. According to government data, there are currently 30,918 active cases in the state.
Before the Cabinet meeting, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi urged KCR to not extend the lockdown. He said the only long-term solution to the pandemic is universal vaccination.
The matter came to light after one of the attendees showed symptoms of COVID-19 and got himself tested.
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The case fatality rate in the state was 0.55 per cent, while it was 1.1 per cent at the national level. The recovery rate in Telangana was 89.80 per cent, while it was 84.2 per cent in the country.
There would be relaxation for all the activities from 6am to 10am daily, following which only essential activities will be allowed for the remainder of the COVID-19 lockdown: CMO
As per sources, four other patients also lost their lives around the same time, but due to other causes.
The Chief Minister was quoted as saying that those who have completed MBBS would be appointed temporarily and will be paid well and suitably recognised for extending their valuable services to the state.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Chief Ministers of Punjab, Karnataka, Bihar and Uttarakhand on Covid-19 situation in their states.
Other organisations which are supporting this service include Sri Satya Sai Seva Organisation, Lead Life Foundation and Hope Organisation along with Swiggy and Big Basket for conducting the delivery.
CM Rao said Telangana is the most happening state with about 25 to 30 lakh migrant workers earning their livelihood and their lives were ruined during the first spell of lockdown in 2020.
Travellers who have been administered both doses of any Covid vaccine or negative RT-PCR test not older than 72 hours, will be required to be home quarantined.
Grateful for the victory, Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao thanked the voters and said in a statement that people have once again proved that TRS is unbeatable.
It was on April 19 when Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar had said that Rao has tested positive, adding that he had mild symptoms.
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) reported the most number of cases with 446, followed by Medchal Malkajgiri with 314, and Nizamabad with 279.
The total number of cases in Telangana is 3,18,704 and the death count in the state stands at 1,741.
The state now has 8,746 active cases and 43,070 samples were tested on Sunday. Over 1.04 crore samples have been tested.