The Election Commission of India (ECI) has determined to maintain the biennial elections to the Legislative Councils of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana until the continued Covid-19 pandemic scenario improves.
The ballot physique reviewed the matter and mentioned it would not be acceptable to conduct the polls now due to the second wave of the pandemic.
The growth comes as Andhra Pradesh registered 21,452 recent instances of coronavirus, from 90,750 checks, in 24 hours ending 9 am on Wednesday, whereas 19,095 recoveries and 89 deaths have been additionally reported.
The newest bulletin mentioned the cumulative Covid-19 positives shot up to 13,44,386, recoveries to 11,38,028 and toll 8,988.
The state now has 1,97,370 lively instances, the bulletin mentioned.
Meanwhile, Telangana on Wednesday reported 4,723 recent COVID-19 instances, taking the tally to 5,11,711, whereas the toll rose to 2,834 with 31 extra deaths, a authorities bulletin mentioned. Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) accounted for probably the most quantity of instances with 745, adopted by Rangareddy (312) and Medchal Malkajgiri (305), the bulletin mentioned.
The state has 59,133 lively instances and over 69,000 samples have been examined. Total recoveries stood at 4,49,744 with 5695 being cured as we speak. Cumulatively, over 1.38 crore samples have been examined.
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