Telangana records 1,967 new COVID-19 cases; Death toll at 1,100

South India

Telangana reported 1,967  new cases along with nine new fatalities in the last 24 hours, taking the state’s total caseload to over 1.85 lakh cases.


Telangana reported 1,967 new COVID-19 cases, pushing the tally of positive infections to 1,85,833, while the death toll rose to 1,100 with ninemore fatalities.

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation accounted for the highest number of cases with 297, followed by Karimnagar (152), Rangareddy (147), Medchal Malkajgiri (137), Nalgonda (105) and other districts, a state government bulletin said on Sunday, providing data as of 8 PM on September 26.

The cumulative recovered cases stood at 1,54,499, while 30,234 are under treatment across the state.

As many as 50,108 samples were tested on September 26, taking the total number examined so far to 28,50,869.

The Case Fatality Rate in the state stood at 0.59 per cent, while it was 1.57 per cent at the national level. The recovery rate was 83.13 per cent, while it was 82.39 per cent at the national level.

With an increase of 88,600 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the coronavirus count in India has crossed 59.92 lakhs mark. 

In the past 24 hours, India has recorded 88,600 coronavirus cases, taking its total count to 59,92,533.

Meanwhile 1,124 patients succumbed to the deadly contagious disease, taking the fatalities count to 94,503.

According to the data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total number of active cases in the country is 9,56,402. Meanwhile 49,41,628 persons have been cured/discharged/migrated.


With inputs from Agency

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