Telangana logs 858 new COVID-19 cases, 9 deaths

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Hyderabad, Jul 2 (PTI) Telangana on Friday reported 858 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to over 6.25 lakh, while the toll stood at 3,678 with nine more deaths.

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) accounted for the highest number of cases with 107 followed by Khammam (81) and Nalgonda (64) districts, a state government bulletin said.

The number of active cases was12,726.

The total number of cases in the state stood at6,25,237, while with1,175people being cured, the total recoveries are at6,08,833.

Over 1.08 lakh samples were tested on Friday.

Cumulatively, more than 1.88 crore samples have been tested.

The samples tested per million population were over 5.07 lakh, the bulletin said.

The case fatality and recovery rates were 0.58 per cent and 97.37 per cent, respectively. PTI GDK BN BALA BN BALA

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