Telangana reports 978 fresh COVID-19 cases, four deaths

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Hyderabad, Oct 25 (PTI) Telangana reported 978 new COVID-19 cases, taking the overall tally to 2,31,252, while four more deaths pushed the toll to 1,307, the state government said on Sunday.

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) accounted for a maximum of 185 cases, followed by Rangareddy (89) and Medchal Malkajgiri (86) districts, it said in a bulletin, providing data as of 8 pm on October 24.

A total of 19,465 people were undergoing treatment and 27,055 samples were tested on October 24, the bulletin said.

Cumulatively, 40,79,688 samples have been tested. The samples tested per million population was 1,09,610, the bulletin said.

The case fatality rate in the state was 0.56 per cent, while it was 1.5 per cent at the national level.

The recovery rate in Telangana was 91.01 per cent, while it was 89.9 per cent in the country.

The number of individuals in home/ institutional isolation was 16,430, according to the bulletin. PTI GDK SS SNE