Telangana reports 1,811 new COVID-19 cases, 13 deaths in last 24 hours

South India

Telangana recorded 1,811 fresh COVID-19 cases and 13 fatalities, in the last 24 hours.


With the latest tally, the total number of cases recorded in the state stood at 60,717 and the total number of crossed the 500-mark.

According to the a state government bulletin, out of the new positive cases, 521 were from the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC), followed by Ranga Reddy (289) and Medchal-Malkajgiri (151) districts.

Meanwhile, the COVID-19 toll in the state rose to 505 with 13 more deaths. On comorbidities status among deaths, the bulletin said the percentage of deaths due to comorbidities was 53.87 per cent and that caused by COVID-19 was 46.13 per cent.

"The case fatality rate in the state was 0.83 per cent , while it was 2.26 per cent at the national level", the bulletin said.

As many as 44,572 people recovered from the infectious disease so far, while 15,640 were under treatment.

As per the report, the recovery rate was 73.4 per cent in the state, while it was 64 per cent in the country. The number of individuals in home and institutional isolation was 10,155. The number of asymptomatic cases of those under home isolation was 84 per cent.

The health department said 18,263 samples were tested on July 29 taking the cumulative to 4.16 lakh. As many as 320 rapid antigen testing centres have been set up by the government.


With inputs from Agency

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