Corona: Telangana Adds 129 New Cases, 1 Death
Hyderabad, February 6: Telangana State added 129 new corona cases along with 1 death in the last 24 hours, taking the state’s total tally to 2.96 lakh, even as 161 recoveries reported.
Hyderabad accounted for the highest number of cases in the past 24 hours at 23, followed by Rangareddy (9), Karimnagar, Medhcal Malkajgiri and Warangal Urban 7 each, Khammam (6), Jagityal, Mancherial, Nalgonda, Nirmal and Peddapalli 5 each. Although the total number of cases crossed 2.96 lakh, active cases plummeted to 1,643, more than the neighbouring Telugu state of Andhra Pradesh.
The southern state’s Covid fatality rate currently stands at 0.54 per cent, compared to the national average of 1.4 per cent. Powered by 161 more recoveries, total recoveries crossed 2.93 lakh, slashing the gap between total cases and recoveries. The state’s recovery rate rose to 98.9 per cent, higher than the national average of 97.3 per cent. In the past 24 hours, the state tested 24,851 more samples for the virus, increasing the total number of tests over 83 lakh. Per million population, the state tested 2.23 lakh samples.