Andhra Pradesh, Telangana Coronavirus Live Updates:
While East Godavari in Andhra continued to add more than 1,000 daily cases, SPS Nellore and Prakasam the latest danger zones reported over 900 each. Five districts registered fresh cases in excess of 800 each, according to the bulletin. The overall infection positivity rate inched closer to the 12 per cent mark, touching 11.92 per cent on Thursday after 39.05 lakh tests were done.
Meanwhile, in Telangana, As many as 59,711 samples were tested on September 2. Cumulatively, 15, 42,978 samples were tested. The samples tested per million population was 41,560, the bulletin said.
The case fatality rate in the state was 0.64 per cent, while it was 1.75 per cent at the national level. The recovery rate in Telangana was 74.9 per cent, while it was 77.09 per cent in the country.
As there was a high incidence of COVID-19 in the age group of 20 to 50 years, the government requested people not to go out, unless absolutely necessary like going for work/ essential shopping. When they go out, they should strictly observe precautions like use of face masks and social distancing.