On the night of the 20th of October, Telangana recorded 1,579 new Novel Coronavirus or COVID-19 infections.
Along with new infections, the Telangana Health Department confirmed 1,811 recoveries and 5 new deaths due to the Novel Coronavirus.
The highest number of cases were reported from the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) with 256 cases, followed by Medchal Malkajgiri (135,) Khammam (106,) Rangareddy (102) and Nalgonda (80.)
The remaining cases were reported 87 from Bhadradri Kothagudem, 64 from Karimnagar, 59 from Warangal Urban, 53 from Siddipet, 48 from Kamareddy, 47 from Sangareddy, 36 from Suryapet, 33 from Nizamabad, 32 each from Nagarkurnool, Medak, Mahabubnagar and Jagtial, 31 from Jayashankar Bhuplapally, 27 each from Wanaparthy and Mahabubabad, 25 each from Mulugu, Warangal Rural and Peddapalli, 24 from Mancherial, 23 each from Yadadri Bhongir and Adilabad, 18 from Jogulamba-Gadwal, 16 each from Nirmal, Jangoan and Vikarabad, 12 from Komaram Bheem Asifabad and 4 from Narayanpet.
With these updates, Telangana has 2,26,124 positive cases, of which 20,449 are active cases, 2,04388 are recovered/discharged and 1,287 deceased.
Meanwhile, between the 19th and the 20th of October, the State Health Department conducted 41,475 COVID-19 tests and reports of another 1,120 samples are awaited.
So far, a total of 39,40,304 COVID-19 tests have been conducted in Telangana.
In addition, the recovery rate of Telangana from COVID-19 is at 90.38 %.
Stay tuned for further updates.