Covid testing: AP close to 10 lakh, Telangana crosses 1 lakh

Sunday, July 5th, 2020, 10:13:16 AM IST

As per medical reports released by the government of Andhra Pradesh, the state has performed a total of 9,96,000 tests till date. The state will be crossing the 1 million tests mark today. Not less than 30,000 tests are being performed per day in Andhra Pradesh.

On the other hand, Telangana has performed just over 1 lakh tests till now. To be precise, 1 lakh 10 thousand tests were performed till now which is comparatively low.

The Interesting aspect is that Telangana has reported 22,312 cases till now and the infection rate is around 5%, which is relatively high.

Andhra Pradesh has reported 17,699 cases after performing close to a million tests. The infection rate is less than 2%.

Andhra Pradesh has performed the most number of tests per million population in the country. The state government is being applauded for its efforts.

Meanwhile, Telangana is witnessing a steep rise in the number of new cases as over 1800 cases were reported in the past 2 days consecutively.