Three deaths, 684 new COVID-19 cases in Telangana

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Hyderabad, Mar 31 (PTI) Telangana saw 684 fresh coronavirus cases, the highest single day spike so far this year,pushing the aggregate to 3.07 lakh, while the toll rose to 1,697 with three more fatalities.

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) accounted for the most number of cases with 184, followed by Medchal Malkajgiri and Nizamabad districts with 61 and 48 cases respectively, a state government bulletin said on Wednesday providing details as of 8 PM on March 30.

The bulletin said 394 patients recovered from the infection on March 30.

The cumulative recoveries stood at 3,01,227, while 4,965 people were under treatment.

As many as 56,122 samples were tested on March 30.

Cumulatively, the number of samples tested was 1.01 crore.

The samples tested per million population was 2,72,746, it said.

The recovery rate in the state was 97.83 per cent, while it was 94.1 per cent in the country, it said.

The case fatality rate in the state was 0.55 per cent, while it was 1.3 per cent at the national level, the bulletin added. PTI SJR ROH ROH