Corona: Telangana reporting highest positive rate in India

Friday, July 3rd, 2020, 03:00:30 AM IST

As per latest reports, Telangana has surpassed Maharashtra to top the list of states which are recording the highest coronavirus positive rate in India.

The average positive rate in Telangana is a staggering 19.74% which is an alarming statistic. The coronavirus positive rate in Maharashtra which stands second on the list 18.16%.

Andhra Pradesh is reporting under 2% positive rate, all thanks to its aggressive testing, tracking, and treatment procedure.

The relatively low testing rate in Telangana is proving to be fatal. Even the high court of Telangana has been urging the state government to perform more tests.

Telangana reported 1213 new cases in the past 24 hours and this is the biggest ever single-day spike. The total number of Coronavirus positive cases in Telangana is 18,570.

The government of Telangana had ordered medical department to ramp up the testing process and the number of new cases has been on a rise ever since.