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Hyderabad: Telangana recorded 2,261 new cases of Covid-19 as on Thursday, another 18 deaths and had 32,579 active cases. The cumulative case load in the state now stands at 5,85,489 while death toll stood at 3,331. As many 3,043 patients were declared recovered on Thursday, taking total recoveries to 5,49,579.
The case fatality rate (CFR) continued at 0.56 per cent while the recovery rate saw a slight increase, from 93.7 per cent on Wednesday to 93.86 per cent on Thursday. The number of active containment zones stood at 129 as on Thursday of which 13 containment zones are in Hyderabad. Continuing its upward trend in testing, the state tested 1,10,169 samples on Thursday. Telangana has now completed testing 1.54 crore samples and reached 4.16 lakh sample testing per million population.
Greater Hyderabad recorded 279 cases on Thursday while neighbouring districts Rangareddy, Medchal-Malkajgiri, and Sangareddy recorded 142, 127, and 53 cases respectively.
Elsewhere, Nalgonda, Khammam, Karimnagar, Suryapet, Bhadadri-Kothagudem, Mahabubnagar, Peddapalli and Siddipet recorded a higher number of cases.


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