Telangana records 8 COVID-19 deaths, 1,763 new cases in last 24 hours

South India

Telangana has reported eight deaths due to Covid-19 and 1,763 new positive cases on Tuesday, taking the total number of deaths to 719 and total number of cases to 95,700.


According to the State Health Department, the total number of cases includes 20,990 active cases, 73,991 recoveries.

The recovery rate was 77.31 per cent in the state, while it was 73.18 per cent in the country.
According to the daily health bulletin, the mortality in the State is 0.75 per cent while the countrywide figure is 1.92 per cent.

Out of the 20,990 active Covid positive patients, health officials said that 14,461 Covid-19 positive patients were under home isolation across the State while 6,529 positive cases were in institutional care.

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.

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