COVID 19: Telangana reports 1,421 fresh COVID cases, Six deaths on Thursday

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  23 Oct 2020 3:12 AM GMT
COVID 19: Telangana reports 1,421 fresh COVID cases, Six deaths on Thursday

Hyderabad: Telangana reported 1,421 new COVID cases on Thursday taking the overall tally to 2,29,001 in the state.

Six new deaths are reported on October 22 taking the total tally to 1,298. The fatality rate in the state is 0.56 per cent which is less than the national average of 1.5 per cent.

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation area reported 249 new cases while Rangareddy reported 97 new cases. Districts of Telangana is seeing the increase in cases. Medchal Malkajigiri reported 111 new cases while Khammam reported 89 new cases.

Around 1,221 citizens recovered from the infection on Thursday taking the tally of total recoveries to 2,07,326. The recovery rate, as per the government now stands at 90.53 per cent, which approximately one per cent higher than the national average of 89.5 per cent.

The government tested 38,484 citizens for the virus on Thursday. So far 40,17,353 samples have been tested in the state. Samples tested per million population stand at 1,07,935. Still, 877 reports are awaited. 16,933 primary contacts are tested on Thursday while 4,618 secondary contacts are tested.

The state currently has 20,377 active cases. Of the total active cases, 17,214 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, 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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