Telangana records 3,043 new COVID-19 cases, 21 deaths

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Hyderabad, May 24 (PTI) Telangana on Monday registered 3,043 COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to over 5.56 lakh, while the toll stood at 3,146 with 21 more deaths, a government bulletin said.

Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) accounted for the most number of cases with 424, followed by Khammam (198) and Medchal Malkajgiri (185), the bulletin said.

The state has39,206 active cases and over 59,000 samples were tested.

The total number of cumulative cases in the state stood at5,56,320 while with4,693being cured, the total recoveries were at5,13,968.

Cumulatively, over 1.45 crore samples have been tested.

The samples tested per million population was over 3.91 lakh, the bulletin said.

The case fatality and recovery rates in the state were at 0.56 per cent and 92.38 per cent respectively compared to 1.1 per cent and 88.7 per cent at the national level.PTI GDK BN BALA BN BALA