Hyderabad: Telangana registered 197 new COVID incidents, bringing the total tally to 2,94,120 in the state. On January 28, two new deaths were confirmed, bringing the overall tally to 1,597. The state’s fatality rate is 0.54%, which is less than the 1.4% national average.
As many as 38 new cases were reported in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation district, while Rangareddy reported 13 new cases. The Telangana district is seeing an increase in incidents. Karimnagar reported 12 new cases, while 11 new cases were reported by Medchal Malkajgiri.
On Thursday, roughly 356 people recovered from the outbreak, raising the overall recovery tally to 2,89,987. According to the government, the recovery rate now stands at 98.59%, which is around one percent higher than the national average of 96.9%.
On Thursday, the government screened 31,486 people for the virus. So far 77,90,901 samples have been tested in the state. Samples tested per million population stand at 2,09,320. Still, 748 reports are awaited.
Currently, the state has 2,537 open incidents. 1,083 of the estimated active cases are in home isolation. Of the overall positive cases, 70% are asymptomatic and do not have any significant symptoms of distress, while 30% are symptomatic.
Men between the ages of 31 and 40 correspond to 14.72 percent of the total incidents, according to the State Bulletin. Women between the ages of 21 and 30 years make up 9.02 per cent of the overall incidents. Comorbidity-related deaths increased to 55.04 percent. 44.96% of victims did not have comorbidities. (INN)