Hyderabad: Telangana reported 617 new COVID cases on Monday taking the overall tally to 2,82,347 in the state.
Three new deaths are reported on December 21 taking the total tally to 1,518. 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 103 new cases while Rangareddy reported 51 new cases. Districts of Telangana is seeing the increase in cases. Medchal Malkajigiri reported 52 new cases while Karimnagar and Warangal Urban both reported 41 new cases.
Around 635 citizens recovered from the infection on Monday taking the tally of total recoveries to 2,74,260. The recovery rate, as per the government now stands at 97.13 per cent, which approximately two per cent higher than the national average of 95.6 per cent.
Media Bulletin on status of positive cases #COVID19 in Telangana. (Dated. 22.12.2020)@Eatala_Rajender @TelanganaHealth @GHMCOnline @HiHyderabad pic.twitter.com/6OgzIuiBkO— Dr G Srinivasa Rao (@drgsrao) December 22, 2020
Media Bulletin on status of positive cases #COVID19 in Telangana. (Dated. 22.12.2020)@Eatala_Rajender @TelanganaHealth @GHMCOnline @HiHyderabad pic.twitter.com/6OgzIuiBkO
The government tested 45,227 citizens for the virus on Monday. So far 65,20,993 samples have been tested in the state. Samples tested per million population stand at 1,75,201. Still, 592 reports are awaited.
The state currently has 6,569 active cases. Of the total active cases, 4,400 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.