Hyderabad: Telangana has reported 691 new Covid infections and five fatalities on Wednesday taking the cumulative number of deaths to 3,771 and the total number of positive cases to 6,38,721.
The number of active cases in Telangana, as on Wednesday was 9,908. On Wednesday, authorities conducted 1,14,260 Covid tests of which results of 594 samples were awaited. A total of 565 individuals recovered on Wednesday with a recovery rate of 97.85 per cent.
So far, a total of 2,08,68,791 tests have been conducted in the State of which 6,38,721 have tested positive and 6,25,042 persons recovered.
The positive cases reported from the districts included two from Adilabad, 23 from Bhadradri Kothagudem, 85 from areas under GHMC, 26 from Jagitial, 10 from Jangaon, nine from Jayashankar Bhupalpally, three from Jogulamba Gadwal, 55 from Karimnagar, 56 from Khammam, seven from Kumram Bheem Asifabad, eight from Mahabubnagar, 19 from Mahabubabad, 37 from Mancherial, one from Medak, 30 from Medchal-Malkajgiri, nine Mulugu, five from Nagarkurnool, 38 from Nalgonda, two from Narayanpet, three from Nirmal, seven from Nizamabad, 42 from Peddapalli, 19 from Rajanna Sircilla, 29 from Rangareddy, seven from Sangareddy, 18 from Siddipet, 47 from Suryapet, five from Vikarabad, nine from Wanaparthy, 25 from Warangal Rural, 41 from Warangal Urban and 14 from Yadadri Bhongir.
Four people died due to Black Fungus in last two months
Hyderabad: Four persons died due to the Black Fungus also known as mucormycosis, as against 2,538 cases recorded in Telangana State. A total of 4,332 persons infected with the Black Fungus, succumbed to the disease across the country. The country had recorded more than 45,000 cases of Black Fungus over the last two months.
In reply to question in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Dr Bharati Pravin Pawar said the Telangana government was able to prevent large number of deaths due to the fungus by taking precautionary measures well in advance. She said several persons who died due to Covid-19, were also suffering with pre-existing health problems.
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