Hyderabad: After the High Court order on Thursday, Telangana Government released the COVID19 bulletin on Friday.
The Telangana Health Department, on February 23, had decided not to issue the COVID-19 bulletin daily basis. Instead, the bulletin will come on a weekly basis every Monday. The department said that due to the low number of cases in the state and prioritising the vaccination process, the department has decided to release the bulletin on a weekly basis.
Telangana reported 189 new COVID cases on Thursday taking the overall tally to 2,98,453 in the state.
The state reported two new deaths on February 25 taking the total death tally to 1,632. The fatality rate in the state is 0.54 per cent which is less than the national average of 1.4 per cent.
Media Bulletin on status of positive cases #COVID19 in Telangana. (Dated.26.02.2021)@TelanganaHealth #StaySafeStayHealthy pic.twitter.com/MSZrfXj9u6— IPRDepartment (@IPRTelangana) February 26, 2021
Media Bulletin on status of positive cases #COVID19 in Telangana. (Dated.26.02.2021)@TelanganaHealth #StaySafeStayHealthy pic.twitter.com/MSZrfXj9u6
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation area reported 31 new cases while Rangareddy reported 16 new cases. Districts of Telangana is seeing a decrease in cases. Medchal Malkajigir reported 19 cases while Karimnagar reported 9 cases.
Around 129 citizens recovered from the infection on Thursday taking the tally of total recoveries to 2,94,911. The recovery rate, as per the government now stands at 98.81 per cent, which approximately one per cent higher than the national average of 97.2 per cent.
The government tested 42,432 citizens for the virus on Thursday. So far 86,18,845 samples have been tested in the state. Samples tested per million population stand at 2,31,564. Still, 756 reports are awaited.
The state currently has 1,910 active cases. Of the total active cases, 818 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 bulletin, 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.