HYDERABAD                  -               The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city has increased to 374 as 50 new cases have been reported during the last 24 hours. According to the data released by the district administration here on Friday, out of 374 confirmed coronavirus cases 219 had so far recovered and discharged from isolation wards/quarantine centers while seven had succumbed to the virus till to date. As per daily situation report issued by the Deputy Commissioner, 50 COVID-19 patients were under treatment at isolation wards of different hospitals and 70 are quarantined at homes. The District Administration has established a control room at the office of Deputy Commissioner while COVID Rapid Response Teams were working actively round the clock throughout the district and are equipped with PPE supplies. In district Hyderabad, more than 2700 COVID tests have so far been performed, out of which 374 were positive, 219 recovered and five patients had died, report said. According to report, total 401 members of Tableeghi jamaat have been tracked and tested for COVID-19 in the district, of them 133 out of 154 positive cases were reported in Qasimabad.

 Out of total 374 COVID-19 positive cases in the district, 172 are in taluka Qasimabad, 88 in taluka City, 49 in Latifabad and 6 in Hyderabad Rural, report stated.