Hyderabad: Telangana has recorded 1891 new Covid-19 infections and 10 fatalities on Saturday which has taken the overall toll to 540 and the cumulative number of positive cases in the State to 66,677.
The State health authorities have also conducted 19,202 Covid-19 tests between Friday and Saturday night and results of 1656 more swab samples are still pending. So far, 4, 77, 795 swab samples have been tested in the State since the outbreak of the pandemic out of which 66, 677 have tested positive.
As many as 1088 persons have recovered by Saturday evening, pushing the overall number of recoveries in the State to 47, 590 with a recovery rate of 71.3 percent while the countrywide recovery rate is at 64.53 per cent.
At present, the total number of active Covid-19 cases in the State is 18, 547 out of which 12, 001 persons are under home isolation out of which nearly 84 per cent of the positive patients are asymptomatic, the health bulletin said.
The Covid-19 positive cases reported from all the districts include 19 from Adilabad, 32 from Bhadradri, 517 from areas under GHMC, 14 from Jagtiyal, 15 from Jangaon, zero from Bhupalapally, 38 from Gadwal, 42 from Kamareddy, 93 from Karimnagar, 47 from Khammam, two from Komarambheem Asifabad, 33 from Mahabubnagar, 24 from Mahabubabad, 28 from Mancherial, 21 from Medak, 146 from Medchal Malkajgiri, 11 from Mulugu, one from Nagarkurnool, 46 from Nalgonda, 11 from Narayanpet, eight from Nirmal, 131 from Nizamabad, 37 from Peddapally, 28 from Siricilla, 181 from Rangareddy, 111 from Sangareddy, 27 from Siddipet, 35 from Suryapet, eight from Vikarabad, 13 from Wanaparthy, 22 from Warangal Rural, 138 from Warangal Urban and 12 positive cases from Yadadri Bhongir.