Covid cases below 1,000 in Hyderabad since second wave | Hyderabad News – Times of India

HYDERABAD: Telangana recorded 848 new Covid-19 cases and 6 deaths on Saturday even as the number of new cases in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) were lower than 1000 for the first time since the second wave hit the state. The number of active cases in the state further reduced to 12,454.
The total count of cases since the beginning of the pandemic last year stands at 6,26,085 and the death toll stands at 3,684. The number of active containment zones in the state came down to 52. Currently, there are no active micro containment zones in Hyderabad while Mahabubabad with 17 and Bhadadri Kothagudem with 13 micro containment zones have majority of the active containment zones in the state.
A total of 1,114 patients were declared recovered on Saturday, taking the total count of recovered patients to 6,09,947. The case fatality rate (CFR) stands at 0.58 per cent while the recovery rate has improved to 97.42 per cent now. So far 79.9 per cent of overall cases in the state have been asymptomatic while 20.1 per cent have been symptomatic.
On Saturday,1,08,954 samples were tested for the novel coronavirus. Telangana has now completed testing 1.89 crore samples and has reached 5.10 lakh sample testing per million population.
The GHMC recorded 98 new cases on Saturday, while neighbouring Medchal Malkajgiri recorded 45 cases, Rangareddy recorded 42 and Sangareddy recorded 11 cases, continuing the decreasing trend in and around Hyderabad city.


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