Hyderabad: There were 2,157 new COVID-19 infections and eight fatalities on Tuesday in Telangana, with the State now having 25,459 active cases. Of these, 16,892 are in home or institutional isolation, while 8,567 are under treatment in hospitals.
The cumulative number of positive cases have now reached 3,34,738 and the total number of deaths are 1780. The State Health department, between Monday and Tuesday, conducted 72,364 Covid rapid antigen tests while results of 4959 samples are awaited.
As on Tuesday, 361 new Covid infections from areas under GHMC were reported while 241 positive cases were reported from Medchal-Malkajgiri district. A total of 206 positive cases were reported from Rangareddy and 187 positive cases from Nizamabad district. In Jagtiyal, authorities reported 105 positive cases while 135 positive cases were reported from Sangareddy district.
A total of 821 persons have recovered on Tuesday, taking the total recoveries in the State to 3,07,499 at a recovery rate of 91.86 percent, while the countrywide recovery rate was 88.9 percent. So far, a total of 1,12,53,374 Covid-19 tests have been conducted in the State.
The Covid-19 positive cases reported from the districts included 65 from Adilabad, 24 from Bhadradri Kothagudem, 361 from areas under GHMC, 107 from Jagtiyal, 12 from Jangaon, 11 from Jayashankar Bhupalpally, 13 from Jogulamba Gadwal, 57 from Kamareddy, 74 from Karimnagar, 59 from Khammam, 13 from Komaram Bheem Asifabad, 68 from Mahabubnagar, eight from Mahabubabad, 51 from Mancherial, 28 from Medak, 245 from Medchal Malkajgiri, four from Mulugu, 27 from Nagarkurnool, 68 from Nalgonda, 11 from Narayanpet, 31 from Nirmal, 187 from Nizamabad, 21 from Peddapalli, 31 from Siricilla, 206 from Rangareddy, 135 from Sangareddy, 59 from Siddipet, 29 from Suryapet, 35 from Vikarabad, 21 from Wanaparthy, 14 from Warangal Rural, 64 from Warangal Urban and 18 from Yadadri-Bhongir.
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