Telangana logs 691 new COVID-19 cases, five deaths

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Hyderabad, Jul 21 (PTI) Telangana on Wednesday recorded 691 new COVID-19 cases, pushing the tally to 6,38,721, while the death toll rose to 3,771 with five more fatalities.

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) accounted for the most number of fresh cases with 85, followed by Khammam (56) and Karimnagar (55) districts, a state government bulletin said, providing details as of 5.30 PM today.

It said 565 people recuperated from the infectious disease and the cumulative number of recoveries was 6,25,042.

Active cases stood at 9,908, the bulletin said.

It said 1,14,260 samples were tested on Wednesday and the total number tested till date was 2,08,68,791.

The samples tested per million population were 5,60,687.

The case fatality and recovery rates were at 0.59 per cent and 97.85 per cent, respectively.PTI SJR BN BALA BN BALA

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