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Telangana records 255 new Covid-19 cases, 1 death | Hyderabad News

HYDERABAD: Telangana recorded 255 new Covid-19 cases and 1 death on Saturday even as the number of active cases in the state stood at 5,148. The total count of cases since the beginning of the pandemic last year stands at 6,63,281 and the death toll stands at 3,903.
A total of 329 patients were declared recovered on Saturday, taking the total count of recovered patients to 6,54,230. The case fatality rate (CFR) stands at 0.58 percent while the recovery rate stood at 98.63 percent now. So far 79.8 percent of overall cases in the state have been asymptomatic while 20.2 percent have been symptomatic.
On Saturday, 52,244 samples were tested for the novel coronavirus. Telangana has now completed testing 2.58 crore samples and has reached 6.93 lakh sample testing per million population.
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) recorded 70 cases on Saturday, while neighbouring Medchal Malkajgiri recorded 14 cases, Ranga Reddy recorded 16 and Sanga Reddy recorded 3 cases. Outside of Hyderabad city and its outskirts, Khammam with 22 new cases recorded the highest number of cases.

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