Telangana records 1,286 new COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths

South India

Telangana witnessed 1,286 new COVID-19 cases and 12 more fatalities, taking the tally of those infected by the virus in the state to 68,946.


Out of the new cases, 391 were from the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC), followed by Ranga Reddy 121 and Karimnagar 101, a state government bulletin said on Tuesday.

As many as 49,675 people recovered from the infectious disease so far, while 18,708 were under treatment. The death toll stands at 563.

The COVID-19 recovery rate in the state stands at 72 per cent, while the fatality rate is at 0.81 per cent.

The state government has made elaborate arrangements for treating COVID-19 patients and sufficient beds are available in state-run hospitals.

The call centre number for helpline, telemedicine and grievances is 104.

People can contact 9154170960 on watsapp for any grievances pertaining to private hospitals and laboratories, the bulletin added.

Meanwhile, India witnessed a single-day spike of 52,050 COVID-19 cases as the total cases in the country reached 18,55,746, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Tuesday.

A total of 803 COVID-19 related deaths were reported in the last 24 hours. The total cases include 5,86,298 active cases, 12,30,510 cured/discharged/migrated and 38,938 deaths, the Health Ministry added

With inputs from Agency

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