Mumbai: Telangana reported 1,724 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of positive cases in the state to 97,424.
The state government bulletin said on Thursday that the death toll has risen to 1029, by 8 pm on August 19.
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) recorded 395 fresh infections, followed by Rangareddy (169), Medchal-Malkajgiri (105), and Karimnagar (101) districts.
Except for Jaishankar Bhupalpally (7), Kumaran Bheem Asifabad (7), and Narayanpet (9), all other districts reported double-digit cases.
According to the bulletin, the case fatality rate in the state was 0.74 percent, while at the national level it was 1.91 percent.
So far, the total number of people recovering from infectious disease was 75,186, while 21,509 people were undergoing treatment.
The rate of recovery in the state was 77.17 percent, while it was 73.64 percent in the country. The number of individuals in-home / institutional segregation was 15,076.
The bulletin said that on August 19, 23,841 samples were tested.
Cumulatively, the number of samples tested was 8,21,311. The samples tested per million population was 22,122, it said.