Telangana reports 978 new COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths

South India

Telangana registered 978 fresh coronavirus cases, taking the tally to 2.31lakh while 4more deaths pushed the toll to 1,307.


Telangana reported 978 new COVID-19 cases, taking the overall tally to 2,31,252, the state government said on Sunday.

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) accounted for a maximum of 185 cases, followed by Rangareddy (89) and Medchal Malkajgiri (86) districts, it said in a bulletin, providing data as of 8 pm on October 24.

As per the report, a total of 19,465 people were undergoing treatment and 27,055 samples were tested on October 24, Cumulatively, 40,79,688 samples have been tested. The samples tested per million population was 1,09,610.

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 91.01 per cent, while it was 89.9 per cent in the country. The number of individuals in home/ institutional isolation was 16,430.

Meanwhile, with an increase of 50,129 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the coronavirus count in India has crossed 78.64- lakhs mark. 

In the past 24 hours, India has 50,129 coronavirus cases, taking its total count 78,64,811.

Meanwhile, 578 patients succumbed to the deadly contagious disease, taking the fatalities count to 1,18,534. 

According to the data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total number of active cases in the country is 6,68,154. Meanwhile 70,78,123 persons have been cured/discharged/migrated.

With inputs from Agency

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