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Covid cases: Telangana crosses 8,000-mark

Our Bureau Hyderabad | Updated on June 22, 2020

Reports 872 new cases on Monday; 7 dead

Telangana has crossed the 8,000-mark in number of Covid-19 cases as the State reported 872 cases on Monday, the highest for a single day so far, taking the total number of positive cases to 8,674.

The State reported seven deaths on Monday, taking the total number of deaths to 217.

There has been a spurt in the number of cases in the last one week after the State increased the number of tests. On Monday, 3,189 tests were conducted.

The GHMC (Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation) continues to report the bulk of the total cases. Out of the 872 new cases, the GHMC reported 713 cases and Rangareddy district 107 cases.

The State, however, has witnessed an increase in recoveries. The total number of discharges crossed the 4,000-mark as 274 patients were discharged on Monday.

Published on June 22, 2020

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