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Telangana reports 2,159 fresh COVID-19 cases; death toll breaches 1,000-mark

Telangana reports 2,159 fresh COVID-19 cases; death toll breaches 1,000-mark
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Hyderabad: Telangana reported 2,159 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 1,65,003 while nine more deaths pushed the toll to 1,005, the state government said.

Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) accounted for the most number of cases with 318, followed by Rangareddy (176) and Nalgonda (141) districts, a government bulletin said on Thursday, providing data as of 8 pm on September 16.

The cumulative recovered cases stood at 1,33,555 while 30,443 were under treatment.

As many as 53,094 samples were tested on September 16.

Cumulatively, 23,29,316 samples have been tested.

The samples tested per million population was 62,740, the bulletin said.

The case fatality rate in the state was 0.60 per cent, while it was 1.62 per cent at the national level.

The recovery rate in Telangana was 80.94 per cent, while it was 78.59 per cent in the country.

The number of individuals in home/institutional isolation was 23,674.

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