Hyderabad: Telangana reported 2,478 new COVID cases on Thursday taking the overall tally to 1,35,884 in the state.
Ten new deaths are reported on September 3 taking the total tally to 866. The fatality rate in the state is 0.63 per cent which is less than the national average of 1.74 per cent.
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation area reported 267 new cases while Rangareddy reported 171 new cases. Districts of Telangana is seeing the increase in cases. Karimnagar reported 129 new cases while Khammam reported 128 cases.
Around 2,011 citizens recovered from the infection on Thursday taking the tally of total recoveries to 1,02,024. The recovery rate, as per the government now stands at 75 per cent, which is approximately two per cent less than the national average of 77.14 per cent.
The state currently has 32,994 active cases.
The government tested 62,543 citizens for the virus on Thursday. So far 16,05,521 samples have been tested in the state. Samples tested per million population stand at 43,245.
Of the total cases, 25,730 are under home isolation. Of those, 69 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 17,601 vacant beds for COVID patients.
Around 11,473 isolation beds, 4,571 oxygen beds, and 1,557 ICU beds are lying vacant in different state hospitals.