Huge Surge in COVID-19 Cases in TS, Total Tally Crosses 1K-mark

HYDERABAD: Telangana (TL) saw the other big rise in Coronavirus instances on Wed. with 1,018 citizens testing positive(+ve) for the infection, pushing the state’s tally to 17,357.

This is the 2nd largest daily leap. The steepest hike has been seen on Jun 27 when 1,087 citizens had tested positive(+ve). 7 demises have been also recorded on Wed., taking the state’s number of deaths to 267.

As per the director of people health & family (4) welfare, 4,234 samples have been tested out of that 1,018 repatriated positive. The cumulative no. of tests rose to 92,797, still far below than numerous different states.

An officer said that 788 citizens recovered during this day, taking the amount of recoveries to 8,082. The amount of active instances as of now stands in 9,008.

Hot spot Greater Hyderabad(Hyd) accounted for 881 of the new instances, succeeded by neighbouring Medchal (36) & Ranga Reddy (33). The rest instances have been recorded from 18 dists.

Meantime, the state govt has been once again rapped by this Telangana (TL) High Court for not executing its orders with regard to confinement of the COVID-19 epidemic.

The court displayed its unhappiness over inadequate checking & for offering incomplete info within the daily media bulletin.

Hearing a batch of PILs, the division bench including Chief Justice Raghavendra Singh Chauhan & Justice B. Vijayasen Reddy expressed its surprise on the orders released by this director of public health for pausing the checking midway.

It termed the officer’s action a violation of the instructions of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

The director had last week released an order to block the exercise of implementing 50,000 tests in Greater Hyderabad(Hyd).

The court expressed its displeasure with the govt for not offering ward-wise info within the media bulletin.

The bench inquired the govt to clear its confinement policy & provide information of confinement clusters. The govt has been instructed to give information of the amount of tests held on asymptomatic & symptomatic people & the amount of people those have tested positive(+ve) during this last 20 days.

The court also inquired the govt to submit the information of the outcome of the central tandem to Hyderabad. It expressed surprise that in spite of the tandem interacting with the chief secretary, no information have been put up on the people domain regarding the outcome of the check & the gathering.

The court made it evident that the govt going to have to execute the court orders before Jul 17, failing that the chief secretary, health secretary, municipal secretary, GHMC commissioner going to have to appear in the court on Jul 20.