COVID 19: Telangana reports 146 fresh COVID cases, two deaths on Saturday

Around 177 citizens recovered from the infection on Saturday taking the tally of total recoveries to 2,93,210.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  14 Feb 2021 3:27 AM GMT
COVID 19: Telangana reports 146 fresh COVID cases, two deaths on Saturday

Hyderabad: Telangana reported 146 new COVID cases on Saturday taking the overall tally to 2,96,574 in the state.

Two new deaths are reported on February 13 taking the total death tally to 1,616. 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 29 new cases while Rangareddy reported 11 new cases. Districts of Telangana is seeing the decrease in cases. Medchal Malkajigir reported and Karimnagar both reported 9 cases each.

Around 177 citizens recovered from the infection on Saturday taking the tally of total recoveries to 2,93,210. The recovery rate, as per the government now stands at 98.86 per cent, which approximately one per cent higher than the national average of 97.3 per cent.

The government tested 26,274 citizens for the virus on Saturday. So far 82,95,638 samples have been tested in the state. Samples tested per million population stand at 2,22,881. Still, 656 reports are awaited.

The state currently has 1,748 active cases. Of the total active cases, 749 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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