An increase in the covid-19 cases is continuing in the State. A record number of 965 fresh cases were recorded during the past 24 hours in the State, according to the corona bulletin released by the Health Department here today.
Five persons died due to corona yesterday, taking the total number of deaths to 1,706 in the State, translating a case fatality rate of 0.55 percent as against the countrywide mortality rate of 1.3 percent.
The bulletin stated there are 6,159 active cases in the State. Of them, 2,622 are under home isolation. The highest number of 254 cases were recorded yesterday in GHMC, followed by 110 in Medical Malkajigiri district, 97 in Ranga Reddy, and 64 Nizamabad districts.
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The total number of corona positive cases reached 3,09,741 in the State. Till now, 3,01,876 persons recovered from the corona. The department said as many as 59,343 samples were tested yesterday alone