COVID 19: Telangana reports 118 fresh COVID cases, death tally crosses 1600 mark

Around 264 citizens recovered from the infection on Sunday taking the tally of total recoveries to 2,90,894.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  1 Feb 2021 4:56 AM GMT
COVID 19: Telangana reports 118 fresh COVID cases, death tally crosses 1600 mark

Hyderabad: Telangana reported 118 new COVID cases on Sunday taking the overall tally to 2,94,587 in the state.

Two new deaths are reported on January 31, taking the total tally to 1,601. 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 26 new cases while Rangareddy reported 13 new cases. Districts of Telangana is seeing the increase in cases. Karimnagar, Sangareddy and Medchal Malkjigir reported 8 new cases each.

Around 264 citizens recovered from the infection on Sunday taking the tally of total recoveries to 2,90,894. The recovery rate, as per the government now stands at 98.74 per cent, which approximately one per cent higher than the national average of 97 per cent.

The government tested 17,686 citizens for the virus on Sunday. So far 78,79,047 samples have been tested in the state. Samples tested per million population stand at 2,11,680. Still, 525 reports are awaited.

The state currently has 2,097 active cases. Of the total active cases, 723 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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