COVID 19: Telangana reports 536 fresh COVID cases, Three deaths on Tuesday

Three new deaths are reported on December 15 taking the total tally to 1,502.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  16 Dec 2020 4:15 AM GMT
COVID 19: Telangana reports 536 fresh COVID cases, Three deaths on Tuesday

Hyderabad: Telangana reported 536 new COVID cases on Tuesday taking the overall tally to 2,79,135 in the state.

Three new deaths are reported on December 15 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 107 new cases while Rangareddy reported 41 new cases. Districts of Telangana is seeing the increase in cases. Medchal Malkajigiri reported 43 new cases while Warangal Urban reported 27 new cases.

Around 622 citizens recovered from the infection on Tuesday taking the tally of total recoveries to 2,70,450. The recovery rate, as per the government now stands at 96.88 per cent, which approximately two per cent higher than the national average of 95.2 per cent.

The government tested 52,057 citizens for the virus on Tuesday. So far 62,57,745 samples have been tested in the state. Samples tested per million population stand at 1,68,128. Still, 676 reports are awaited.

The state currently has 7,183 active cases. Of the total active cases, 5,041 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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