Telangana records 8 COVID-19 deaths, 1,682 new cases in last 24 hours

South India

Telangana has reported eight deaths due to Covid-19 and 1,682 new positive cases on Monday, taking the total number of deaths to 711 and total number of cases to 93,937.


According to the State Health Department, the total number of cases includes 21,024 active cases, 72,202 recoveries.

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corpoation (GHMC), the COVID-19 hotspot in the state, continued to witness low number of infections with only 235 cases being reported.

The GHMC was followed by Rangareddy 166, Warangal Urban 107 and Medchal-Malkajgiri 106 districts. Except Kumram Bheem Asifabad 9 and Vikarabad 7, all other districts reported cases in double digits.

According to the bulletin, the case fatality rate in the state was 0.75 per cent, while it was 1.92 per cent at the national level.

The recovery rate was 76.86 per cent in the state, while it was 72.51 per cent in the country.

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

People can contact 9154170960 on whatsapp for any grievances pertaining to private hospitals or laboratories, the bulletin said.


With inputs from Agency

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