Telangana's COVID positivity rate continues to hover around 0.5%. On Thursday, Telangana recorded 44 new cases of which 31 were in Hyderabad. The total count of cases recorded so far in the state stands at 7,92,191. The death toll stands at 4,111 on Thursday. It is interesting to note that there were no COVID-19 death was recorded for over two months now.
The recovery rate currently stands at 99.44% while the fatality rate stands at 0.51 percent. The state has tested around 3.5 crore samples. Some of the states in the country are registering a spike in the COVID cases but there is no significant spike in Telangana.
The health ministry estimates that the fourth wave will have no impact because of large-scale antibodies and a huge population getting vaccinated with double vaccination. Health Minister, T Harish Rao here on Friday has reiterated the demand that the Centre has to provide free Covid booster doses for all eligible individuals in Telangana. There is a huge pile of vaccines available with the government which may get expired.