Hyderabad (Telangana), Sept. 16 -- : As many as 2,273 new COVID-19 positive cases and 12 deaths were reported in Telangana on September 15, taking the total number of cases to 1,62,844, informed the State Health Department on Wednesday.

According to the health department, the total number of cases include 1,31,447 recoveries and 996 deaths so far.

At present, there are 30,401 active cases in the state. The recovery rate stands at 80.71 per cent, while the fatality rate is 0.61 per cent.

Meanwhile, India's COVID-19 case tally crossed the 50-lakh mark with a spike of 90,123 new cases and 1,290 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Wednesday.

The total number of cases in the country st...