Hyderabad: Telangana released 1,707 new posts on Friday COVID-19 cases, which increased the count to 6.00 318, while the death toll rose to 3,456 with 16 more deaths.
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) was responsible for most of the cases with 158, followed by the districts of Nalgonda (147) and Khammam (124), reads a bulletin that provides information from 5.30pm today.
The number of people recovered was less than the new cases during the day, while 2,493 people recovered from the contagious disease, which took the cumulative number of recoveries to 5,74,103.
The number of active cases was 22,759, according to the bulletin.
It is said that 1,24,066 samples were tested and the total number of samples tested to date was 1,65,11,764.
The samples tested per 10 lakh population were 4,43,626.
The death rate in the state was 0.57 percent, while at the national level it was 1.2 percent.
The recovery rate in Telangana was 95.63 percent while it was 94.88 percent in the country.
Source: The Siasat Daily