Telangana Guv Expresses Concern Over Rising COVID-19 Cases In State

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HYDERABAD: Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundarararjan has expressed concern over the sharp rise in positive coronavirus cases despite the ongoing efforts and warned people to be cautious and careful. Her remarks come as Telangana has recorded the highest single-day surge since lockdown with 199 new cases on Sunday.

She, however, said there is no need to panic over the single day surge.

"Worried about surge in Corona positive cases in #Telengana state inspite of efforts in existence. Single day's largest jump of 199 cases 2 PG medicos & other front line warriors including police warrants United aggressive #fightagainstcorona Stepping up #COVID fights is needed (sic)," Soundararajan said in a series of tweets on Monday.

The governor reminded that relaxation in lockdown norms does not mean relaxation in safety precautions learnt in recent months.

"Single day Surge No need to be panic.But warning to be cautious & careful. #relaxation in lock down restrictions doesn't mean relaxation of safety precautions & practices learned recently. luckily we are moving towards #Unlock1 not lock down 5 relaxation not 4 virus but 4 values," she said.

Telangana registered its largest single day spike of coronavirus cases with 199 fresh infections reported on Sunday, pushing the tally to 2,698 even as five fatalities due to the virus were reported in the state, taking the toll to 82.

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