COVID 19: Telangana reports 228 new cases, one death in last 24 hours

Around 152 citizens recovered from the infection on Saturday taking the tally of total recoveries to 2,97,515.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  14 March 2021 4:15 AM GMT
COVID 19: Telangana reports 228 new cases, one death in last 24 hours

Hyderabad: Telangana reported 228 new COVID cases on Saturday taking the overall tally to 3,01,161 in the state.

The state reported one new death on March 13 taking the total death tally to 1,653.

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 46 new cases while Rangareddy reported 17 new cases. Districts of Telangana is seeing an increase in cases. Medchal Malkajigir reported 15 news cases while Karimnagar, Adilabad and Warangal Urban reported 9 cases each.

Around 152 citizens recovered from the infection on Saturday taking the tally of total recoveries to 2,97,515. The recovery rate, as per the government now stands at 98.78 per cent, which approximately one per cent higher than the national average of 96.7 per cent.

The government tested 50,998 citizens for the virus on Saturday. So far 92,00,465 samples have been tested in the state. Samples tested per million population stand at 2,47,191. Still, 608 reports are awaited.

The state currently has 1,993 active cases. Of the total active cases, 795 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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