Telangana registered biggest single-day spike on Friday with 169 new cases of COVID-19. The state total number now stands at 2,425. The same day, four deaths were reported, with this toll stands at 71. The majority of cases have been reported from Greater Hyderabad Municipal limits. The officals have reported the 82 COVID cases GHMC limits , 14 cases from Ranga Reddy district and two cases each from Medak and Sanga Reddy.
In their 9 pm bulletin, the state government issued a statement which raeds, “In the past few days, there has been a surge of new cases in the GHMC area. It is once again reiterated that all the non-Pharmacological preventive measures have to be implemented strictly. Vigorous contact tracing, strict quarantine measures (home and government), risk assessment, judiciously assessing the area of containment, strict perimeter control have to be taken up. At this juncture, risk communication plays a major role in behaviour change thereby mitigating the further spread of infection.”