Hyderabad: Telangana crosses the milestone of testing 10 lakh samples. The government tested 52,933 citizens for the virus on Monday. So far 10,21,054 samples have been tested in the state. Samples tested per million population stand at 27,502.

Telangana reported 2,579 new COVID cases on Monday taking the overall tally to 1,08,670 in the state.

Nine new deaths are reported on August 24 taking the total tally to 770. The fatality rate in the state is 0.70 per cent which is less than the national average of 1.85 per cent.

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation area reported 295 new cases while Rangareddy reported 186 new cases. Districts of Telangana is seeing the increase in cases. Nizamabad reported 142 new cases while Warangal Urban reported 143 cases.

Around 1,752 citizens recovered from the infection on Monday taking the tally of total recoveries to 84,163. The recovery rate, as per the government now stands at 77.44 per cent, which is approximately two per cent higher than the national average of 75.27 per cent.

The state currently has 23,735 active cases.

Of the total cases, 17,226 are under home isolation. Of those, 84 per cent are asymptomatic with no severe signs of distress.

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 18,016 vacant beds for COVID patients.

Around 11,559 regular beds, 4,821 oxygen beds, and 1,636 ICU beds are lying vacant in different state hospitals.

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