43 Covid deaths in a day for first time in Telangana | | Sidnaz Blog


HYDERABAD: In a grim first since the outbreak of the pandemic, the state recorded 43 Covid-19 deaths on Monday. The state also recorded another 6,551 fresh cases of Coivd-19, taking the state’s tally beyond the four-lakh-mark while active cases rose to 65,597. So far, Telangana has seen 4,01,783 cases and 2,042 deaths.
Meanwhile, 3,804 patients were declared cured taking the total recoveries in the state to 3,34,144. The case fatality rate currently stands at 0.5% while the recovery rate has slipped further to 83.16%.

So far, 4,807 Covid care centres have been established in the state which now has 282 micro-containment zones, 47 of which are in Hyderabad. Khammam and Vikarabad have the most micro-containment zones after Hyderabad. The state tested 73,275 samples taking the total testing to 1.25 crore. The state has reached 3.37 lakh sample testing per million population.
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) limits recorded 1,418 new cases on Monday while neighbouring Medchal-Malkajgiri recorded 554, Rangareddy recorded 482 and Sangareddy recorded 368 cases.
Among other districts which recorded a large number of cases are Nizamabad with 389 cases, Warangal Urban with 329 cases, Karimnagar with 222 cases, Jagtiyal with 276 cases, Mahabubnagar with 226 cases and Siddipet with 268 cases.


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