COVID-19: 249 new cases, 1 death in Telangana

Hyderabad, January 16 dmanewsdesk:  Telangana recorded 249 fresh coronavirus cases, taking the total positives to over 2.91 lakh while one related fatality pushed the toll to 1,575.

Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) accounted for the most number of cases with 54, followed by Warangal Urban and Medchal Malkajgiri with 18 and 17 respectively, a government bulletin said on Saturday providing details as of 8 pm on January 15.

The total number of cases stood at2,91,367 while recoveries were 2,85,519.

As many as4,273 patients are under treatment and28,953 samples were tested on Friday.

Cumulatively, over 74.28 lakh samples have been tested.

The samples tested per million population was over 1.99 lakh, the bulletin said.

The case fatality rate in the state was 0.54 per cent, while it was 1.4 per cent at the national level.

The recovery rate in Telangana was 97.99 per cent, while it was 96.5 per cent in the country.

Source: PTI