Chennai, Oct 11 (PTI): Highlights from the Southern region at 5 pm.
MDS1 TL-VIRUS-CASES 1,717 new COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths in Telangana Hyderabad: Telangana reported 1,717 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 2,12,063 while five more deaths pushed the toll to 1,222.
MDS2 TL-MAOISTS-TRS WORKER Maoists kill TRS party worker in Telangana Hyderabad: A local TRS party worker was killed by Maoists in Mulugu district of Telangana after he reportedly refused to give them money, police said on Sunday.
MDS3 PD-VIRUS-CASES 320 new COVID-19 cases in Puducherry takes tally to 31,549 Puducherry: The COVID-19 tally in the union territory of Puducherry rose to 31,549 with the addition of 320 new cases, while the death toll rose to 563 with four more fatalities, the government said on Sunday.
MES4 KA-SCHOOLS-HOLIDAY Three-week mid-term holiday for school activities from Oct 12 to 30 in Karnataka Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Sunday ordered a three-week mid-term holiday for all types of school activities in the state from October 12 to 30 in the wake of many teachers having contracted coronavirus.PTI PTI SS PTI PTI