Telangana clocks 3961 new COVID-19 cases, 30 deaths

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Hyderabad, May 17 (PTI) Telangana on Monday logged 3,961new COVID-19 cases, pushing the infection count to 5,32,784 cases, while the toll rose to 2,985 with 30 more deaths, a government bulletin said.

Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) accounted for the most number of cases with 631, followed by Medchal Malkajgiri (258) and Rangareddy (257).

The state has 49,341 active cases and over 62,000 samples were tested.

Total recoveries were at 4,80,458, with 5,559people being cured.

Cumulatively, over 1.41 crore samples have been tested.The samples tested per million population was over 3.79 lakh, the bulletin said.

The case fatality and recovery rates in the state were 0.56 per cent and 90.17 per cent respectively as against 1.1 per cent and 84.8 per cent at the national level.

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