Telangana reports 151 new Covid-19 cases, total count rises | Hyderabad News

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HYDERABAD: Telangana on Saturday recorded 151 new cases of Covid-19 and 0 deaths for the second time this week. With this the total count of cases so far in the state is 2,96,428 and death toll is 1,614. So far, a total of 2,93,033 patients in the state have recovered from the coronavirus infection.
The recovery rate has improved to 98.85 percent now, as compared to 97.4 percent at the beginning of the year. The case fatality rate (CFR) has meanwhile remained constant at 0.54 percent for the last four months now. This is better than the national average of 1.4 percent, which indicates that less number of patients are succumbing to the virus in the state, as compared to many other parts of the country.
A total of 27,259 samples were tested on Saturday, taking the total count of samples tested so far in the state since the onset of the pandemic to 82.7 lakh now. Telangana has now reached the 2.22 lakh sample testing per million population.
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has recorded 31 new cases on Saturday. this was followed by 13 cases in Ranga Reddy and 11 cases in Medchal Malkajgiri. Except Nirmal, Narayanpet, Suryapet and Mahabubnagar districts all the remaining districts in the state recorded new cases.


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