Hyderabad: Telangana reported 331 new COVID cases on Tuesday taking the overall tally to 2,90,640 in the state.

Three new deaths are reported on January 12, taking the total tally to 1,571. The fatality rate in the state is 0.54 per cent which is less than the national average of 1.4 per cent.

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation area reported 61 new cases while Rangareddy reported 21 new cases. Districts of Telangana is seeing the increase in cases. Medchal Malkajgiri reported 28 new cases while Karimnagar reported 25 new cases.

Around 394 citizens recovered from the infection on Tuesday taking the tally of total recoveries to 2,84,611. The recovery rate, as per the government now stands at 97.92 per cent, which approximately one per cent higher than the national average of 96.5 per cent.

The government tested 38,192 citizens for the virus on Tuesday. So far 73,50,644 samples have been tested in the state. Samples tested per million population stand at 1,97,491. Still, 571 reports are awaited.

The state currently has 4,458 active cases. Of the total active cases, 2,461 are under home isolation. Of total positive cases, 70 per cent are asymptomatic with no severe signs of distress while 30 per cent are symptomatic.

According to the state bulletin, men aged between 31 and 40 years contribute to 14.72 per cent of the total cases. Women aged between 21 and 30 years contribute to 9.02 per cent of the total cases. The deaths due to comorbidities have risen to 55.04 per cent. 44.96 per cent of victims had no comorbidities

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