Telangana records 7,430 new Covid-19 cases, 56 more deaths | | Sidnaz Blog

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HYDERABAD: Telangana on Saturday recorded 7,430 new cases of Covid-19 and 56 deaths over the last 24 hours. The number of active cases stood at 80,695, the highest so far since the beginning of the pandemic. With this, the total number of cases so far in the state stands at 4,50,790, while the death toll is 2,368.
Taking into count the 5,567 patients, who were declared recovered on Saturday, 3,67,727 patients have so far recovered in the state. The case fatality rate (CFR), meanwhile, increased slightly from a constant 0.50% to 0.52% while the recovery rate is currently 81.57%. The positivity rate stood at 10% on Saturday with 76,330 tests conducted in the state. Telangana has now completed testing 1.30 crore samples and has reached 3.50 lakh sample testing per million population.
Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has recorded 1,546 new cases, while Medchal-Malkajgiri recorded 533, Rangareddy 475 and Sangareddy 349 cases on Saturday. Other districts which saw a major surge in cases include Nalgonda with 368 cases, Nizamabad 301 cases, Warangal Urban 321, Karimnagar 272 cases, Khammam 258 cases, Vikarabad 203 cases and Siddipet 242 cases.


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