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2,273 new Covid cases, 12 deaths in Telangana

Telangana recorded 2,273 new cases of Covid-19 on Wednesday, taking the tally in the State to 1,62,844.

Published: 17th September 2020 07:54 AM  |   Last Updated: 17th September 2020 07:54 AM   |  A+A-

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A health worker in PPE coveralls collects COVID-19 samples. (Photo | Parveen Negi, EPS)

By Express News Service

HYDERABAD: Telangana recorded 2,273 new cases of Covid-19 on Wednesday, taking the tally in the State to 1,62,844. The disease claimed 12 more lives on Wednesday and the toll stands at 996.

Currently, there are 30,401 active cases, of which 23,569 patients are under home isolation. A total of 2,260 patients recovered from the virus on Wednesday, taking the total number of recoveries to 1,31,447. 

According to the Telangana government’s medical bulletin, the State’s recovery rate is 80.7 per cent and the case fatality rate 0.61 per cent, against the national average of 78.5 per cent and 1.63 per cent respectively.

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