COVID 19: Telangana reports 338 fresh COVID cases, one new death on Tuesday

One new death is reported on August 31, taking the total tally to 3,873. The fatality rate in the state is 0.58 percent which is less than the national average of 1.3 percent.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  31 Aug 2021 2:29 PM GMT
COVID 19: Telangana reports 338 fresh COVID cases, one new death on Tuesday

Hyderabad: Telangana reported 338 new COVID cases on Tuesday taking the overall tally to 6,58,054 in the state.

One new death is reported on August 31, taking the total tally to 3,873. The fatality rate in the state is 0.58 percent which is less than the national average of 1.3 percent.

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation area reported 84 new cases while Karimnagar reported 30 new cases and Warangal Urban reported 27 new cases.

Around 364 citizens recovered from the infection on Tuesday taking the tally of total recoveries to 6,48,317. The recovery rate, as per the government, now stands at 98.48 percent, which is approximately higher than the national average of 97.50 percent.

The government tested 74,207 citizens for the virus on Tuesday. So far 2,46,33,646 samples have been tested in the state. Samples tested per million population stand at 6,61,838. Still, 1,639 reports are awaited.

The state currently has 5,864 active cases. Of total positive cases, 79.9 percent are asymptomatic with no severe signs of distress while 20.1 percent are symptomatic.

According to the state bulletin, men aged between 31 and 40 years contribute to 14.3 percent of the total cases. Women aged between 21 and 30 years contribute to 8.03 percent of the total cases. The deaths due to comorbidities have risen to 55.69 percent. 44.31 percent of victims had no comorbidities.


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