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MDS1 TL-VIRUS-CASES Telangana adds 922 new COVID-19 cases, 7 deaths take toll to 1,348 Hyderabad: Telangana reported 922 new COVID-19 cases taking the tally to2,40,970while seven more deaths pushed the toll to 1,348, the state government said on Monday.

MDS2 KL-VIRUS-SUICIDE Coronavirus patient found hanging in Thrissur Medical College Thrissur (Ker): A 57-year old man, who tested positive for coronavirus, allegedly died by suicide at the government medical college hospital here, police said.

MDS3 PD-VIRUS-CASES Puducherry adds 70 new COVID-19 cases, no fresh fatalities Puducherry: The union territory of Puducherry reported no fresh COVID-19 death while the new infections dipped to 70, a top Health department official said on Monday.

MES1 TN-VIRUS-IIT GAME IITM students design digital COVID-19 awareness game Chennai: Students of the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) have developed a multi-lingual free of cost digital game to create pubic awareness on COVID- 19, the premier institute said on Monday.

MES5 KA-ARREST Ten drug peddlers held with drugs worth Rs 90 lakh Bengaluru: In coordinated raids, police have arrested 10 people, including a Nigerian national, here for allegedly peddling narcotic substances and seized from them high quality synthetic drugs worth Rs 90 lakh.PTI SS PTI PTI