COVID 19: Telangana reports 509 fresh COVID cases, Three deaths on Wednesday

Around 517 citizens recovered from the infection on Wednesday taking the tally of total recoveries to 2,70,967

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  17 Dec 2020 5:56 AM GMT
COVID 19: Telangana reports 509 fresh COVID cases, Three deaths on Wednesday

Hyderabad: Telangana reported 509 new COVID cases on Wednesday taking the overall tally to 2,79,644 in the state.

Three new deaths are reported on December 16 taking the total tally to 1,502. 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 104 new cases while Rangareddy reported 42 new cases. Districts of Telangana is seeing the increase in cases. Medchal Malkajigiri reported 45 new cases while Warangal Urban reported 27 new cases.

Around 517 citizens recovered from the infection on Wednesday taking the tally of total recoveries to 2,70,967. The recovery rate, as per the government now stands at 96.89 per cent, which approximately two per cent higher than the national average of 95.3 per cent.

The government tested 48,652 citizens for the virus on Wednesday. So far 63,06,397 samples have been tested in the state. Samples tested per million population stand at 1,69,435. Still, 717 reports are awaited.

The state currently has 7,172 active cases. Of the total active cases, 5,063 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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