Hyderabad: Telangana reported 2,892 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, taking the overall tally to 1, 30,589 in the state.

Ten new deaths are reported on September 1st  taking the total tally to 846. The fatality rate in the state is 0.64 per cent which is less than the national average of 1.76 per cent.

The government tested 59,421 citizens for the virus on Tuesday. So far 14,83,267 samples have been tested in the state. Samples tested per million population stand at 39,952.

The health department further released the status of symptomatic and symptomatic patients. Of the total positive cases in the state, 90,106 (69 per cent) are asymptomatic COVID positive patients. The number of symptomatic patients stands at 40,483 (31 per cent).

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation area reported 477 new cases while Rangareddy reported 234 new cases. Several districts in the state are witnessing a rise in COVID positive cases. Karimnagar reported 152 new cases while Nizamabad reported 110 cases.

Around 2,240 citizens recovered from the infection on Tuesday taking the tally of total recoveries to 97,402. The recovery rate, as per the government now stands at 74.5 per cent, which is approximately three per cent less than the national average of 77.02 per cent.

The state currently has 32,341 active cases.

Of the total tests conducted on Tuesday, 59,421 were primary contacts of those previously found to be COVID positive. 8,319 tested were secondary contacts.

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 17,689 vacant beds for COVID patients.

Around 11,506 isolation beds, 4,600 oxygen beds, and 1,583 ICU beds are lying vacant in several state hospitals.

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