Hyderabad: There were 1554 new Covid-19 cases and nine fatalities in Telangana on Wednesday, taking the toll so far to 438 and the total number of positive cases to 49,259.
According to the daily health bulletin, 1,281 persons recovered in the last 24 hours, pushing the recoveries to 37,666 at a recovery rate of 76.5 per cent while the number of active cases as on Wednesday in the State was 11,155. Out of the 1,554 new infections, areas under the GHMC reported 842 positive cases while 132 cases were reported from Rangareddy and 96 from Medchal.
Tests were conducted on 15,882 samples, out of which 1,554 have tested positive with a positivity rate of 9.8 per cent. The mortality rate in the State continued to remain less than one percent. Till now, the health authorities have conducted tests on 3,08,959 samples with a cumulative positivity rate of 16 per cent.
The Covid-19 cases reported from other districts include 24 from Sangareddy, 22 from Khammam, 22 from Kamareddy, 38 from Warangal-Urbal, 36 from Warangal Rural, one from Nirmal, 73 from Karimnagar, three from Jagtiyal, eight cases each from Yadadri, 11 from Mahabubabad, 23 cases each from Pedapally, 25 from Medak, 14 from Mahabubnagar, three from Mancherial, one from Kothagudem, 51 from Nalgonda, 18 from Siricilla, eight from Adilabad, two from Asifabad, one from Vikarabad, 14 from Nagarkurnool, 28 from Nizamabad, eight from Mulugu, 21 from Wanaparthy, two from Siddipet, 22 from Suryapet and five from Gadwal.
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