88 more die of Covid in Andhra, cases breach 3 lakh mark

Amaravati: The COVID-19-19 epidemic said 88 extra lives in AP awhile 9,652 new positive instances urged the state’s tally to over Three lakh on Tue., authorities stated.

With the new fatalities, the number of deaths rised to 2,820 awhile new instances have taken the tally to 3,06,261.

As per the media bulletin declared by this State Command Curb Room, 14 extra fatalities have been recorded from Chittoor dist., awhile 11 citizens ceded in Prakasam dist. & 9 every in Anantapur, Guntur, & Kurnool.

7 demises have been recorded from Nellore dist., 6 from West Godavari, 5 every from Srikakulam, Vizianagaram & Visakhapatnam dists, 4 in East Godavari, 3 in Krishna & 1 in Kadapa.

During this last 24 hours ending Nine a.m. on Tue., the officials held 56,090 tests involving 26,671 quick antigen tests. With this, the state has till now tested 29,61,611 samples.

The period also saw 9,211 citizens recovering from that infection, taking the recoveries to 2,18,311.

The state as of now has 85,130 active instances with maximum 15,254 active instances in East Godavari, succeeded by 9,366 in Chittoor, 7920 in Guntur & 6,931 in Vizianagaram.

During this last 24 hours, East Godavari dist. recorded maximum instances (1,396). Up to 990 new instances have been recorded from Chittoor, 928 from Visakhapatnam, 895 from Guntur, 830 from Kurnool & 805 in West Godavari.

AP stands 3rd after TN & Maharashtra(MH) in the amount of tests. Although, it ranks 1st in terms of tests per mln with a figure of 55,461. With a 10.34 positivity rate, it fares best than states like Maharashtra(MH), Karnataka(KA) & Telangana (TL).

AP’s mortality rate is 0.92 percent over the domestic average of 1.92 percent. Authorities stated the state’s mortality rate is much lower than that of Gujarat(GJ) (3.51 percent) & Maharashtra(MH) (3.35).