Telangana records 2,103 new COVID-19 cases; Death toll at 1,127

South India

Telangana reported 2,103 new cases along with eleven new fatalities in the last 24 hours, taking the state’s total caseload to over 1.91 lakh cases.


The toll rose to 1,127 with 11 more fatalities, a state government bulletin said on Wednesday, providing data as of 8 PM on September 29.

 The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) reported 298 fresh cases, followed by Medchal Malkajgri 176, Rangareddy 172, Nalgonda 141, Karimnagar 103, Bhadradri- Kothagudem 102 and other districts, 

As per the report, 55,359 samples were tested on September 29. Cumulatively, the number of samples tested was 29.96 lakh. The samples tested per million population was 80,494.

The cumulative recovered cases stood at 1,60,933, while 29,326 were under treatment. The recovery rate in the state climbed further to 84.08 per cent, while it was 83.27 per cent in the country. The case fatality rate in the state was 0.58 per cent, while it was 1.56 per cent at the national level.

Meanwhile, with an increase of 80,472 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the coronavirus count in India has crossed 62 lakhs mark. 

In the past 24 hours, India has recorded 80,472 coronavirus cases, taking its total count to 62,25,764.

Meanwhile 1,179 patients succumbed to the deadly contagious disease, taking the fatalities count to 97,497.

According to the data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total number of active cases in the country is 9,40,441. Meanwhile 51,87,826 persons have been cured/discharged/migrated.


With inputs from Agency

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