In Telangana, 1,456 new cases of COVID -19 were reported during the past 24 hours. With this, the total number of COVID cases in the state went up to two lakh 27 thousand 580. The state conducted over 38 thousand tests yesterday. The recovery rate also slightly improved to 90.56 per cent with 1,717 more people recovering yesterday. This took the number of recovered people so far in the state to two lakh six thousand 105.
The daily bulletin issued by the State Medical and Health Department stated that total deaths rose to 1,292 following the death of five people due to COVID and comorbidities during the past 24 hours. Currently, the state has little over 20 thousand active cases out of which about 16 thousand 977 are in home isolation.
Meanwhile, 254 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Hyderabad while Medchal Malkajgiri and Rangareddy reported 98 cases each. Khammam and Nalgonda besides Intense COVID districts like Karimnagar, Nizamabad, Sangareddi, Siddipet and Warangal Urban districts also reported around 50 cases each during the past 24 hours.
Meanwhile, India has sustained its trend of maintaining the active cases below the 7.5 lakh mark for the 2nd successive day. 61,775 recoveries have been registered in the last 24 hours in the country whereas the new confirmed cases are only 54,044. This is when 10,83,608 tests have been conducted in the last 24 hours in the country.
The national Case Fatality Rate (CFR) has fallen to 1.51% today. The Centre has advised States/UTs to aim at bringing down the CFR to below 1%. Presently 14 States/UTs are reporting Case Fatality Rate less than 1%. India’s total recoveries stand at 67,95,103 today. The higher number of single-day recoveries has resulted in a continuous increase in the national recovery rate, which is fast approaching 89% (88.81%). 77% of the new recovered cases are observed to be concentrated in 10 States/UTs. Karnataka outnumbered Maharashtra in new recovered cases with more than 8,500 new recoveries. Maharashtra and Kerala both contribute more than 7,000 to the new recoveries.
54,044 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours in the country. 78% of these are concentrated in ten States/UT. Maharashtra contributed more than 8,000 to the new cases. Karnataka and Kerala, both contributed more than 6,000. 717 deaths have been registered in the past 24 hours. 82% of new deaths are reported from 10 States and UTs. 29% of deaths reported yesterday are from Maharashtra with 213 deaths followed by Karnataka with 66 deaths.