COVID 19: After 5 months, Telangana reports less than 500 positive cases

After June 19, Telangana for the first time recorded COVID positive cases less than 500. The state reported 384 new COVID cases on Sunday taking the overall tally to 2,78,108 in the state.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  14 Dec 2020 3:45 AM GMT
COVID 19: After 5 months, Telangana reports less than 500 positive cases

Hyderabad: After June 19, Telangana for the first time recorded COVID positive cases less than 500. The state reported 384 new COVID cases on Sunday taking the overall tally to 2,78,108 in the state.

Three new deaths are reported on December 13 taking the total tally to 1,496. The fatality rate in the state is 0.53 per cent which is less than the national average of 1.5 per cent.

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation area reported 101 new cases while Rangareddy reported 36 new cases. Districts of Telangana is seeing the increase in cases. Medchal Malkajigiri reported 31 new cases while Warangal Urban both reported 25 new cases.

Around 631 citizens recovered from the infection on Sunday taking the tally of total recoveries to 2,69,232. The recovery rate, as per the government now stands at 96.80 per cent, which approximately two per cent higher than the national average of 95 per cent.

The government tested 28,980 citizens for the virus on Sunday. So far 61,57,683 samples have been tested in the state. Samples tested per million population stand at 1,65,440. Still, 498 reports are awaited.

The state currently has 7,380 active cases. Of the total active cases, 5,298 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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