Telangana reports 1,579 new COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths

South India

Telangana registered 1,579 fresh coronavirus cases, taking the tally to 2.26 lakh while 5 more deaths pushed the toll to 1,287. 


Telangana reported 1,579 new COVID-19 cases and five deaths on Tuesday, according to the State Health Department. 

Meanwhile, the state also reported 1,811 discharged cases on Tuesday.

With this, the total count of coronavirus cases in the state has increased to 2,26,124, including 2,04,388 discharges and 1,287 deaths

According to the State Health Department. There were 20,449 active cases in Telangana as of Tuesday.

Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) accounted for the most number of cases with 256, followed by Medchal Malkajgiri 135 and Khammam 106, a government bulletin said on Wednesday providing data as of 8 PM on October 20.

As many as 20,449 are under treatment and 41,475 samples were tested on October 20. Cumulatively, 39.40 lakh samples have been tested. The samples tested per million population was1.05 lakh.

The case fatality rate in the state was 0.56 per cent, while it was 1.5 per cent at the national level. The recovery rate in Telangana was 90.38 per cent, while it was 88.8 per cent in the country.

Menwhile, with an increase of 54,044 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the coronavirus count in India has crossed 76- lakhs mark. 
In the past 24 hours, India has 54,044 coronavirus cases, taking its total count 76,51,108.

Meanwhile, 717 patients succumbed to the deadly contagious disease, taking the fatalities count to 1,15,914. 

According to the data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total number of active cases in the country is 7,40,090. Meanwhile 67,95,103 persons have been cured/discharged/migrated.


With inputs from Agency

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