For the past few months, the number of new Covid-19 infections and deaths has been declining. Though there is no genomic and seroprevalence data available.
senior public health officials here believe the decreasing numbers is a clear indication that the SARS-CoV-2 virus is gradually losing its virulence in Telangana. combination of factors, including herd immunity and adherence to Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions like extensive use of masks, personal hygiene in the form of hand sanitizing and physical distancing.
Since the first case of Covid-19 on March 2, 2020, when a traveler from Dubai tested positive in Hyderabad, the State has over the last 10 months witnessed 2,93,590 infections, of which 2,88,926 (98%) have recovered and 1,592 patients died.