Telangana posted 2,392 fresh coronavirus cases and 11 more deaths, taking the tally of infections to1.45 lakh in the state. Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) accounted for the most number of cases with 304, followed by Rangareddy 191, Karimnagar 157 and Medchal Malkajgiri 132 districts, a government bulletin said on Tuesday, providing data as of 8 pm on September 7. With 11 fatalities, the toll rose to 906, it said. The cumulative recovered cases stood at 1.12 lakh while 31,670are under treatment. As many as 60,923 samples were tested on September 7.
The case fatality rate in the state was 0.62 per cent, while it was 1.69 per cent at the national level. The recovery rate in Telangana was 77.5 per cent, while it was 77.54 per cent in the country. The number of individuals in home or institutional isolation was24,579.
Andhra Pradesh on Monday crossed the five-lakh mark in COVID-19 cases, riding on a rapid surge particularly in the last month. As 8,368 cases were added afresh in 24 hours ending 9 am on Monday, the state’s COVID-19 aggregate touched 5,06,493, while 70 more died, pushing the toll up to 4,487. The latest bulletin said 10,055 more patients recovered, taking the overall number of those cured to 4,04,074. The state now has 97,932 active cases.