Telangana adds 317 new coronavirus cases, 2 deaths push toll

to 1,529 Hyderabad, Dec 26 : Telangana reported 317 freshCOVID-19 cases, taking the tally to over 2.84 lakh while twofatalities pushed the toll to 1,529, the state government saidon Saturday.

Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC)accounted for the most number of cases with 71, followed byRangareddy (27) and Medchal Malkajgiri (25), it said in abulletin, providing details as of 8 PM on December 25.

Over 2.76 lakh people have recovered from the diseaseso far.

As many as6,618 patients are under treatment and30,376 samples were tested on Friday.

Cumulatively, over 66.86 lakh samples have beentested.

The samples tested per million population was nearly1.79 lakh, the bulletin said.

The case fatality rate in the state was 0.53 per cent,while it was 1.4 per cent at the national level.

The recovery rate in Telangana was 97.13 per cent,while it was 95.8 per cent in the country.PTI GDK SSPTI PTI

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