Telangana records 417 new Covid-19 cases, 2 deaths | Hyderabad News – Times of India


HYDERABAD: Telangana recorded 417 new Covid-19 cases and two deaths on Tuesday even as the number of active cases in the state stood at 6,939 going below the 7,000 mark for the first time since the second wave.
The total count of cases since the beginning of the pandemic last year stands at 6,53,202 and the death toll stands at 3,847.
The number of active containment zones in the state stood at 19.
Jagtiyal, Karimnagar and Nalgonda have majority of the active containment zones in the state.
A total of 569 patients were declared recovered on Tuesday, taking the total count of recovered patients to 6,42,416.
The case fatality rate (CFR) stands at 0.58 percent while the recovery rate stood at 98.34 percent now.
So far 79.8 percent of overall cases in the state have been asymptomatic while 20.2 percent have been symptomatic.
On Tuesday, 87,230 samples were tested for the novel coronavirus.
Telangana has now completed testing 2.35 crore samples and has reached 6.33 lakh sample testing per million population.
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) recorded 84 cases on Tuesday, while neighbouring Medchal Malkajgiri recorded 21 cases, Ranga Reddy recorded 23 and Sanga Reddy recorded 5 cases.
Outside of Hyderabad city and its outskirts, Karimnagar recorded the highest number of cases with 54 new cases being recorded on Sunday while Nalgonda, Sangareddy, Jangaon, Peddapalli, Yadadri Bhongir, Warangal Urban and Khammam saw more cases.

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