Telangana reports 1,637 new COVID-19 cases, 6 deaths in last 24 hours

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Telangana registered 1,637  fresh coronavirus cases, taking the tally to 2.44 lakh while 6 more deaths pushed the toll to 1,357.

 

Telangana reported 1,637 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to2,44,143,  the state government said on Wednesday.

According to the state government bulletin, the number of active cases was 18,100, while as many as 15,335 were in home or institutional quarantine.

Of the fresh cases, Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) accounted for the most number of cases with 292, followed by Rangareddy (136) and Medchal Malkajgiri (129) districts.

A total of 45,526 samples were tested during the period, taking the cumulative number of specimens examined in the state to 44,39,856.

The samples tested per million population was1,19,286. The case fatality rate in the state was 0.55 per cent, while it was 1.5 per cent at the national level.

As per the bulletin, the recovery rate was 92.03 per cent, while it was 92.1 per cent in the country.

Meanwhile, with an increase of 46,254 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the coronavirus count in India has crossed 83- lakhs mark.  

In the past 24 hours, India has 46,254 coronavirus cases, taking its total count 83,13,877.

Meanwhile, 514 patients succumbed to the deadly contagious disease, taking the fatalities count to 1,23,611. 

According to the data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total number of active cases in the country is  5,33,787. Meanwhile 76,56,478. persons have been cured/discharged/migrated.

 

With inputs from Agency

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