Hyderabad: Telangana reported 257 new COVID cases on Sunday taking the overall tally to 6,57,376 in the state.
One new death is reported on August 29, taking the total tally to 3,870. The fatality rate in the state is 0.58 percent which is less than the national average of 1.3 percent.
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation area reported 87 new cases while Khammam, Warangal Urban, and Rangareddy reported 18 new cases each while Karimnagar reported 16 new cases.
Around 409 citizens recovered from the infection on Sunday taking the tally of total recoveries to 6,47,594. The recovery rate, as per the government, now stands at 98.51 percent, which is approximately higher than the national average of 97.51 percent.
The government tested 58,335 citizens for the virus on Sunday. So far 2,44,84,337 samples have been tested in the state. Samples tested per million population stand at 6,57,827. Still, 804 reports are awaited.
The state currently has 5,912 active cases. Of total positive cases, 79.9 percent are asymptomatic with no severe signs of distress while 20.1 percent are symptomatic.
According to the state bulletin, men aged between 31 and 40 years contribute to 14.3 percent of the total cases. Women aged between 21 and 30 years contribute to 8.03 percent of the total cases. The deaths due to comorbidities have risen to 55.69 percent. 44.31 percent of victims had no comorbidities.