Telangana reports 2,384 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths in last 24 hours

South India

Telangana has reported 11 deaths due to Covid-19 and 2,384 new positive cases on Saturday, taking the total number of deaths to 755 and total number of cases to 1,04,249.


According to the State Health Department, the total number of cases includes 22,908 active cases and 80,586 recoveries.

The State Health Department informed on Friday informed that 26,767 test samples were collected in the last 24 hours.

The state capital recorded 472 fresh infections while the number of cases in a few districts saw a considerable rise.

Nizamabad (148 cases), Nalgonda (137), Rangareddy (131), Karimnagar (120), Suryapet (110), Jagityal (105) and Khammam (105) reported higher case load.

Among the other districts, barring Jayashankar Bhupalpally (seven), the rest reported cases in double digits.

According to the bulletin, the case fatality rate in the state was 0.72 per cent against 1.87 per cent at the national level.

The recovery rate was 77.30 per cent in the state, while it was 74.69 per cent in the country.

The number of individuals in home or institutional isolation was 16,379.

Meanwhile, with an increase of 69,239 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the coronavirus count in India has crossed 30 lakhs mark on Sunday.

According to the data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India has recorded 69,239 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, taking its total to 30,44,941. 

Meanwhile, 912patients succumbed to the deadly contagious disease in the last 24 hours, taking the fatalities count to 56,706.

According to the data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total number of active cases in the country is 7,07,668. Meanwhile, 22,80,567persons have been cured/discharged/migrated.

Coronavirus, which originated in China's Wuhan city in December last year, has so far spread to more than 200 countries. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared coronavirus a pandemic.


With inputs from Agency

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