9,544 fresh cases added to AP’s COVID-19 tally

Amaravati(AP): The quick spread of COVID-19 contagion is demonstrating no signs of abating as 9,544 extra instances were added further, pushing AP’s total tally to 3.34 lakh on Fri..

With the new instances coming in crowds daily, the state govt ruled to rise the amount of COVID-19-19 hospitals from 138 to 287 to cater to the improved caseload.

CM Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, who reviewed the latest status on Fri., instructed the officials to recruit needed health-care professionals to make sure proper medication to the virus-infected sufferers.

The state also added further 91 new COVID-19 casualties within the last 24 hours, taking the aggregate toll to 3,092.

The mortality rate was kept steady in 0.92 percent, regarding 1 percent under the domestic average.

The health authorities said that the recovery rate within the state as of now crossed 72 percent, although under the domestic average of over 73 percent.

The latest bulletin, meantime, stated 8,827 sufferers got (1) cured & discharged from hospitals within the last 24 hours, taking the total overall to 2.44 lakh till now.

The amount of active COVID-19-19 instances rised to 87,803.

East Godavari continued its top streak adding 1,312 new instances awhile its neighbour West Godavari too grossed 1,131 within the last 24 hours, succeeded by Chittoor 1,103.

Kurnool added further 919, Prakasam 797, SPS Nellore 761, Visakhapatnam 738 & Anantapuramu 704 new instances.

Chittoor recorded 16 COVID-19 fatalities for the 2nd consecutive day, succeeded by West Godavari 13, SPS Nellore 12 & East Godavari 11.

As per govt statistics, 71.66 percent of the demised have been male & the rest female.