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Coronavirus | Telangana reports 978 fresh COVID-19 cases, four deaths

A health worker takes a nasal swab sample at a COVID-19 testing centre in Hyderabad. File   | Photo Credit: AP

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 October 25.

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 p.m. 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%, while it was 1.5% at the national level.

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

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

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