In Telangana, One Person Dies From COVID Nearly Every Hour: Report

 - Sakshi Post

Hyderabad: Covid19 cases are on a rise in Telangana. Every day, the state is reporting thousands of new cases. With this, the number of deaths has also increased. The state recorded one of the highest death toll in a day with 20 fatalities. New cases are being reported every day.

As reported by the Deccan Chronicle and with the official data shared, it can be said that Tuesday recorded one of the highest death tolls. At least one person died every hour due to Covid19. Also, the rate of tested people being Covid positive was relatively less but that number has increased now. Initially, it was 1 out of 33 people getting tested and results being positive but now it is 1 out of 19.

As of today, Telangana’s total covid cases reported reaches 3,67,901 and the death toll crosses 1,876. There are currently 46,488 active cases in the state. Cases are being reported from all the districts of the state. Even the districts that have fewer cases earlier are now crossing the 500 mark in a day.

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On Tuesday, Hyderabad reported 898 cases, Ranga Reddy district reported 532 cases, Medchal-Malkajgiri district had 570 cases and Sangareddy recorded 320 cases. Other districts like Yadadri-Bhongir, Siddipet, Nirmal, etc reported around 100 cases respectively.

In another report, Health Minister Eatala Rajender confirmed that as of now there is no issue regarding oxygen cylinders but with the increase in cases, Telangana could soon run into shortage.

As of now, there was no shortage reported in the state as the government was keeping a check ensuring, the cylinders don’t run out. But looking at the situation and the rise in the number of COVID patients at the hospitals, a shortage is likely. Rajender urged the hospitals to use oxygen cylinders judiciously and only give them to patients who genuinely need them, ensuring no wastage. 

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