Telangana COVID-19 tally rises to 2.22 lakh

Hyderabad: Telangana’s COVID-19 tally climbed to 2,22,111 and the toll touched 1,271 with the addition of 1,436 fresh cases and six deaths, the state government said on Sunday.

Recoveries

The cumulative recoveries rose to 1,98,790 while there were 22,050 active cases in the state as of 8 PM on Saturday, a bulletin said.

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) areas accounted for the most number of the fresh cases with 249 people testing positive, followed by Rangareddy (110) and Medchal Malkajgiri (105) districts, it said.

Tests

As many as 41,043 samples were tested during the period, taking the aggregate of specimens examined so far to 38,30,503.

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Samples tested per million population was 1,02,915, the bulletin said.

The case fatality and recovery rates in the state stood at 0.57 per cent and 89.5 per cent respectively as against 1.5 per cent and 88 per cent at the national level, it said.

A total of 18,279 people were in home or institutional isolation.

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