Telangana registered 1,446 fresh
coronavirus cases and eight related fatalities, taking the tally of infections in the state to 2.16 lakh.
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) accounted for 252 of the fresh cases, followed by Rangareddy 135, Medchal Malkajgiri 131 and other districts, a state government bulletin said on Wednesday, providing data as of 8 PM on October 13.
The toll rose to 1,241 with eight deaths.
The state has witnessed a declining trend in COVID-19 cases as the fresh infections reported were at sub-2,000 levels during the past several days.
The number of people recovered from the infectious disease has also been more than the new cases.
The bulletin said 40,056 samples were tested on October 13.
Cumulatively, the number of samples tested was 36.64 lakh.
The samples tested per million population was 98,445, it said.
The cumulative recovered cases stood at 1.91 lakh, while 23,728 were under treatment.
The recovery rate in the state rose further to 88.45 per cent, while it was 87 per cent in the country, it added.
The case fatality rate in the state was 0.57 per cent and 1.5 per cent at the national level.
(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)
Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.
We, however, have a request.
As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.
Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.