Hyderabad: Telangana reported 1,432 new COVID cases on Wednesday taking the overall tally to 2,17,670 in the state.

Eight new deaths are reported on October 14 taking the total tally to 1,249. The fatality rate in the state is 0.57 per cent which is less than the national average of 1.5 per cent.

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation area reported 244 new cases while Rangareddy reported 88 new cases. Districts of Telangana is seeing the increase in cases. Medchal Malkajigiri reported 115 new cases while Khammam reported 91 new cases.

Around 1,949 citizens recovered from the infection on Wednesday taking the tally of total recoveries to 1,93,218. The recovery rate, as per the government now stands at 88.76 per cent, which approximately one per cent higher than the national average of 8.3 per cent.

The government tested 38,895 citizens for the virus on Tuesday. So far 37,03,047 samples have been tested in the state. Samples tested per million population stand at 99,490. Still, 884 reports are awaited. 17,113 primary contacts are tested on Wednesday while 4,667 secondary contacts are tested.

The state currently has 23,203 active cases. Of the total active cases, 19,084 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 21 and 40 years contribute to 29.98 per cent of the total cases. Women aged between 21 and 30 years contribute to 8.85 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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