COVID 19: Telangana reports 142 new cases, two deaths in last 24 hours

Around 178 citizens recovered from the infection on Sunday taking the tally of total recoveries to 2,96,740.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  9 March 2021 4:51 AM GMT
COVID 19: Telangana reports 142 new cases, two deaths in last 24 hours

Hyderabad: Telangana reported 142 new COVID cases on Monday taking the overall tally to 3,00,153 in the state.

The state reported one new death on March 8 taking the total death tally to 1,644.

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 31 new cases while Rangareddy reported 12 new cases. Districts of Telangana is seeing an increase in cases. Medchal Malkajigir reported 10 news cases while Karimnagar reported 7 cases.

Around 178 citizens recovered from the infection on Monday taking the tally of total recoveries to 2,96,740. The recovery rate, as per the government now stands at 98.86 per cent, which approximately one per cent higher than the national average of 96.9 per cent.

The government tested 32,189 citizens for the virus on Monday. So far 90,16,741 samples have been tested in the state. Samples tested per million population stand at 2,42,255. Still, 625 reports are awaited.

The state currently has 1,769 active cases. Of the total active cases, 633 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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