COVID 19: Telangana reports 129 fresh COVID cases, one death on Monday

Around 161 citizens recovered from the infection on Monday taking the tally of total recoveries to 2,93,540.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  16 Feb 2021 4:40 AM GMT
COVID 19: Telangana reports 129 fresh COVID cases, one death on Monday

Hyderabad: Telangana reported 129 new COVID cases on Monday taking the overall tally to 2,96,802 in the state.

One new death is reported on February 15 taking the total death tally to 1,619. 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 23 new cases while Rangareddy reported 9 new cases. Districts of Telangana is seeing the decrease in cases. Medchal Malkajigir and Karimnagar both reported 7 cases each.

Around 161 citizens recovered from the infection on Monday taking the tally of total recoveries to 2,93,540. The recovery rate, as per the government now stands at 98.90 per cent, which approximately one per cent higher than the national average of 97.3 per cent.

The government tested 24,851 citizens for the virus on Monday. So far 83,36,255 samples have been tested in the state. Samples tested per million population stand at 2,23,972. Still, 516 reports are awaited.

The state currently has 1,643 active cases. Of the total active cases, 637 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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