Active Covid cases drop below 70k in Andhra Pradesh

Amaravati, September 24 : Active COVID-19 instances in AP dropped below 70,000 on Thu. to 69,353, even though 7,855 new positive instances rised the state’s total tally to 6.54 lakh.

Presently, East Godavari dist. is battling the largest no. of active instances with 11,395 infections, overtaking Prakasam dist.’s 10,639.

Active instances in all different 11 dists are below the 10,000-mark.

As usual, East Godavari dist. has recorded the largest no. of COVID-19 instances in the last 24 hours, in 1,095, rising the dist.’s tally to 91,142.

The dist. is the epicentre of the epidemic within the southern state.

Amongst different places, West Godavari dist. accounted for 992 infections, succeeded by Prakasam (927), Chittoor (902), Guntur (551), Kadapa (545), Anantapur (497) & Srikakulam (461).

Meantime, 52 extra sufferers ceded to the infection, swelling the statewide toll to 5,558.

Although, the positive development (devt) of recoveries outnumbering infections continues in Andhra with 8,807 extra sufferers beating the infection. Overall recoveries approached 5.79 lakh.