Telangana reports 1 891 new COVID-19 cases 10 deaths

Hyderabad, Aug 2 (PTI) As many as 1,891 new COVID-19
cases and 10 deaths were reported in Telangana, taking the
tally to 66,677 and the toll to 540, the state government said
on Sunday.
Out of the freshcases, 517 were reported from Greater
Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC), Ranga Reddy district
181, Medcha l46, Warangal Urban 138, Nizamabad 131 Sangareddy
district 111, followed by others, a bulletin said, providing
data as of 8 PM on Saturday.
It said 1,088 people were discharged, taking the
cumulative recoveries to 47,590 so far, while 18,547 were
under treatment.
A total of 19,202 samples were tested on Saturday and
cumulatively, 4,77,795 samples have been examined.
The bulletin said the recovery rate was 71.3 per cent in
the state, while it was 64.53 per cent in the country, while
12,001 people were in home/institutional isolation.
The number of asymptomatic cases (of those under home
isolation) was 84 per cent.
The bulletin said 66.3 per cent of the COVID-19 patients
were male while 34.4 per cent were female.
The percentage of deaths due to comorbidities was 53.87
per cent, while that due to COVID-19 was 46.13 per cent.
The number of vacant isolation, oxygen and Intensive Care
Unit beds was 11,099 and 3,365 and 1,346 respectively, the
bulletin said.
A total of 16 government laboratories and 23 in the
private sector are conducting the tests for COVID-19.
There are also a total of 320 government rapid antigen
testing centres.
The bulletin said elaborate arrangements have been made to
treat COVID-19 patients and that sufficient beds are available
in government hospitals. the call centre number for helpline,
telemedicine and grievances is 104.
People can contact 9154170960 on Whats App for any
grievances pertaining to private hospitals/laboratories, the
bulletin added. PTI VVKAPR

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