Hyderabad: Telangana reported 2,251 new Covid cases on Sunday taking the overall tally to 3,29,529 in the state.

The state reported six new deaths on April 11 taking the total death toll to 1,765. The fatality rate in the state is 0.54 per cent which is less than the national average of 1.3 per cent.

Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) area on Sunday reported 355 new cases. The neighbouring Rangareddy district reported 200 new cases. Medchal Malkajgiri reported 258 and Sangareddy 132 new cases.

Other districts of Telangana are also seeing a surge in cases. Nizamabad on Sunday reported 244 new cases while Nirmal reported 84 cases and Jagtial reported 117 cases.

Around 565 citizens recovered from the infection on Sunday taking total recoveries to 3,05,900 in the state. The recovery rate, as per the government, now stands at 92.82 per cent, which is approximately four per cent higher than the national average of 89.9 per cent. The state has 21,864 active cases currently of which 14,431 are under home isolation.

The government tested 79,027 citizens on Sunday as compared to 1,15,311 citizens on Saturday. So far 1,10,68,003 samples have been tested in the state. Samples tested per million population stand at 2,97,367. Reports of 2,975 samples are awaited. The state tested 48.1 per cent primary contacts while 12.2 per cent secondary contacts.

There are only 20 Government RT-PCR / CBNAAT / TRUENAT centres in the state. Around 60 private centres too are operational. On Sunday, 70,949 tests were conducted at Government centres.

Also, out of total infection, 79.8 per cent were asymptomatic while 20.2 per cent are symptomatic.

Meanwhile, India reported 1,69,899 fresh cases of COVID-19 as of 11.30 p.m. IST on April 11, marking the biggest single-day spike since the beginning of the pandemic last year. As many as 904 deaths were also recorded on the day. This is the second straight day the country reported more than 1.5 lakh new cases.

The figures do not include cases and deaths from Ladakh. The data are sourced from covid19india.org, an independent aggregator of daily COVID-19 figures.

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