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HYDERABAD: Telangana recorded 623 new Covid-19 cases and 3 deaths on Thursday even as the number of active cases in the state stood at 9,188.
The total count of cases since the beginning of the pandemic last year, stand at 6,43,716 and the death toll stands at 3,796. The number of active containment zones in the state stood at 33. Apart from two containment zones in Hyderabad, Mahabubabad, Jayashankar Bhupalpally, Jagtiyal, Kaimnagar and Bhadadri Kothagudem have majority of the active containment zones in the state.
A total of 746 patients were declared recovered on Thursday, taking the total count of recovered patients to 6,30,732. The case fatality rate (CFR) stands at 0.58 percent while the recovery rate stood at 97.98 percent now. So far 79.8 percent of overall cases in the state have been asymptomatic while 20.2 percent have been symptomatic.
On Thursday, 1,11,947 samples were tested for the novel coronavirus. Telangana has now completed testing 2.17 crore samples and has reached 5.85 lakh sample testing per million population.
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) recorded 70 new cases on Thursday, while neighbouring Medchal Malkajgiri recorded 29 cases, Ranga Reddy recorded 33 and Sanga Reddy recorded 5 cases. Outside of Hyderabad city and its outskirts, Jangaon, Peddapalli, Yadadri Bhongir, Warangal Urban and Khammam saw more cases.


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