The state now has a total of 199 containment zones of which 25 are currently within the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) limits. As many as 5,187 Covid-19 care centres are being operated across the state to tackle the second wave of infections.
The case fatality rate (CFR) is 0.52 per cent, having slightly increased over the last couple of days, while the recovery rate of 81.91 per cent, having come down 16 per cent over the last one month alone. The number of active cases currently stand at 80,135.
A total of 58,742 samples were tested on Monday. Telangana has so far completed 1.31 crore tests and has reached 3.52 lakh sample testing per million population. The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) recorded 1,352 new cases on Monday while neighbouring Medchal-Malkajgiri recorded 427 cases, Rangareddy recorded 483 and Sangareddy recorded 249 cases. Other districts which have recorded a significantly high number of cases include Warangal Urban, Siddipet, Nizamabad, Mancheriyal, Mahabubnagar and Jagtiyal.