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    Telangana crosses 80,000 mark in Covid cases, death toll reaches 637

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    Telangana announced 1,587 recoveries over the past 24 hours to take the total recoveries to 57,586 persons, constituting a recovery rate of 71.31% as against the national average of 68.78%.

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    HYDERABAD: Telangana on Monday announced 1,256 new Covid positive cases, which take the total to 80,751 cases by Sunday night, consisting of 65.6% men and 34.4% women.

    The state suffered 10 Covid deaths afresh to take the total death toll to 637 so far, translating into a case fatality rate of 0.78% as against the national average of 2.01%. Of the deceased, 46.13% died of Covid and 53.87% due to comorbidities.

    Telangana announced 1,587 recoveries over the past 24 hours to take the total recoveries to 57,586 persons, constituting a recovery rate of 71.31% as against the national average of 68.78%.

    By Sunday night, the state saw 22,528 active cases, which include 15,789 persons in either home or institutional isolation where about 84% were asymptomatic.

    Over the past 24 hours, Telangana tested 11,609 samples to take the total to 6,24,840 tests to date. The state said 1,700 reports are still awaited. The tests per million population amounted to 16,830 by Sunday.
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