5.6k new Covid-19 cases in Telangana as recovery rate dips | Live Newspaper Hyderabad

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HYDERABAD: Telangana on Monday recorded 5,695 new cases of Covid-19 and 49 more deaths. The case positivity rate for the state stood at 10.75 per cent. With the new cases, the cumulative cases in the state have risen to 4,56,485 while the death toll now stands at 2,417. As many as 6,206 patients recovered on Monday taking the cumulative recoveries in the state so far too 3,73,933.
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.


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