Telangana adds 165 COVID-19 cases, 1 death takes toll to

Telangana recorded 165 freshCOVID-19 cases taking the total positives to over 2.97 lakhwhile one death pushed the toll to 1,623, the state governmentsaid on Friday.

Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC)accounted for the most number of cases with 35, followed byMedchal Malkajgiri (19) and Rangareddy and Karimnagar with 13each, it said in a bulletin, providing details as of 8 PM onFebruary 18.

The total number of cases stood at2,97,278 while thetotal recoveries rose to 2,93,940 with 149 patients beingcured.


The state has 1,715 active cases and23,761 sampleswere tested on Thursday.

Cumulatively, over 84 lakh samples have been tested.

The samples tested per million population was nearly2.26 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 98.87 per cent,while it was 97.3 per cent in the country.

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