Jan 7 : Telangana reported 379 new Covid-19 cases and three deaths during the last 24 hours, declared by health officials on Thursday.
The current cases in the state are 2,88,789 while the death number reaches to 1,559.
According to director of public health and family welfare, the fatality rate remained 0.53 per cent compared tothe national average of 1.4 per cent.
While 44.96 per cent of the deaths occurred due to Covid, 55.04 per cent had comorbidities.
The recovery rate stands at 97.73 per cent against than the national average of 96.4 per cent. A total of 305 people recovered from the virus, during the last 24 hours, taking the recovery rate of the state to 2,82,177.
The active cases in the state was 5,053 including 2,776 who are in home or isolation centers.
Greater Hyderabad recorded less than 100 new Covid cases on an average of six continuous days.
The state capital logged 71 new cases during the last 24 hours.
Medchal Malkajgiri district recorded the second highest number at 37 followed by Rangareddy (36), Karimnagar (19) and Warangal Urban (14).
A total of 41,246 Covid tests were conducted across the state in last 24 hours. 36,723 tests were conducted through the government laboratories and the remaining 4,523 samples were tested in private labs
There are 19 government-run laboratories, 56 private laboratories and 1076 Rapid Antigen test centres in the state.