Hyderabad: COVID-19 recoveries in Telangana crossed the 1 lakh mark on Wednesday, September 2nd, as per the state’s official health bulletin.
With 2,611 recoveries reported on the day, the total number of COVID recovered amounted to 1,00,013.
The state reported 2,817 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, taking the overall tally COVID positive cases to 1,33,406.
Ten new deaths were reported on September 2nd, taking the total tally to 856. The fatality rate in the state is 0.64 per cent which is less than the national average of 1.75 per cent.
The government tested 59,421 citizens for the virus on Wednesday. So far 15,42,978 samples have been tested in the state. Samples tested per million population stand at 41,560.
The health department further released the status of symptomatic and symptomatic patients. Of the total positive cases in the state, 92,050 (69 per cent) are asymptomatic COVID positive patients. The number of symptomatic patients stands at 41,356 (31 per cent).
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) area reported 452 new cases while Rangareddy reported 216 new cases. Several districts in the state are witnessing a rise in COVID positive cases. Karimnagar reported 164 new cases while Nizamabad reported 97 cases.
The state currently has 32,537 active cases, of which 25,293 are under home isolation.
Of the total tests conducted on Wednesday, 26,869 were primary contacts of those previously found to be COVID positive. 8,359 tested were secondary contacts.
According to the state, men aged between 31 and 40 years contribute to 16.97 per cent of the total cases. Women aged between 21 and 30 years contribute to 8.07 per cent of the total cases.
The deaths due to comorbidities have risen to 53.87 per cent. 46.13 per cent of victims had no comorbidities.
Vacancy of beds:
The state currently has 17,622 vacant beds for COVID patients.
Around 11,474 isolation beds, 4,585 oxygen beds, and 1,563 ICU beds are lying vacant in several state hospitals.