COVID 19: Telangana reports 2,384 fresh COVID cases, Eleven deaths on Saturday

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  23 Aug 2020 3:30 AM GMT
COVID 19: Telangana reports 2,384 fresh COVID cases, Eleven deaths on Saturday

Hyderabad: Telangana reported 2,384 new COVID cases on Saturday taking the overall tally to 1,04,249 in the state.

Eleven new deaths are reported on August 22 taking the total tally to 755. The fatality rate in the state is 0.72 per cent which is less than the national average of 1.87 per cent.

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation area reported 472 new cases while Nizamabad reported 148 new cases. Districts of Telangana is seeing the increase in cases. Nalgonda reported 137 new cases while Rangareddy reported 135 cases.

Around 1,851 citizens recovered from the infection on Saturday taking the tally of total recoveries to 80,586. The recovery rate, as per the government now stands at 77.30 per cent, which is approximately three per cent higher than the national average of 74.69 per cent.

The state currently has 22,908 active cases.

The government tested 40,666 citizens for the virus on Saturday. So far 9,31,839 samples have been tested in the state. Samples tested per million population stand at 25,099.

Of the total cases, 16,379 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 17,986 vacant beds for COVID patients.

Around 11,546 isolation beds, 4,801 oxygen beds, and 1,639 ICU beds are lying vacant in different state hospitals.

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