Positivity rate dips as Telangana sees 6,300 new Covid-19 | Live Newspaper Hyderabad

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HYDERABAD: Telangana on Wednesday recorded 6,361 new Covid-19 cases and 51 more deaths. The total case count has now risen to 4,69,722 while the death toll now stands at 2,527. The case positivity rate has dipped slightly. Another 8,126 patients recovered on Wednesday with as many as 3,89,491 patients recovering so far from the infection. The state has 77,704 active cases.
Meanwhile, the case fatality rate (CFR) has increased to 0.53 per cent while the recovery rate has risen to 82.9 per cent after having slid down 16 basis points in the last one month. As many as 77,435 samples were tested across the state as on Wednesday with the state so far testing 1.32 crore samples till date. The state has a conducted 3.56 lakh tests per million population.
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) area recorded 1,225 cases on Wednesday while Medchal-Malkajgiri saw 422 cases, Rangareddy 423, and Sangareddy 227 cases. Hyderabad and its surrounding districts account for 30 per cent of the cases.
Among other districts to see a surge were Nalgonda with 453 new cases followed by Karimnagar (248), Siddipet (244), Suryapet (239), Warangal Urban (234), and Mahabubnagar with 224 cases.

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