Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh on Thursday reported 10,621 Covid-19 cases, increasing the cumulative tally to 3,93,090, even as 92 more persons succumbed to the pandemic.
The state has 94,209 active cases, while the Covid-19 toll increased to 3633 with the fresh deaths.
The state’s rate of new positive cases stood at 11 percent, above the national average of over 8 per cent.
According to a media bulletin released by the State Command Control Room, two districts recorded over 1,000 new cases even as 61,300 samples were tested on Thursday.
East Godavari district reported the highest 1,089 cases, followed by 1,020 cases in Prakasam district. Nellore district reported 934 cases while Chittoor district registered 928 cases and Guntur reported 926 cases.
Krishna district reported only 316 new infections, which took its tally to 14,966, the lowest in the state. It also has the lowest number of active cases of 2,101.
With more than 8,528 patients recovering on Thursday the overall recoveries improved to 2,95,248, leaving 94,209 active cases. The recovery rate in Andhra Pradesh stood at 75 percent.
Out of the 92 casualties on Thursday, Kurnool district accounted for 13 deaths while Nellore district reported 11 deaths and East Godavari district registered 10 deaths. Chittoor district registered nine deaths, seven deaths each were reported from Kadapa and West Godavari districts. Six deaths each were reported from Anantapur, Prakasam and Visakhapatnam districts. Guntur district witnessed five deaths and four deaths each were reported from Krishna, Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts.
With the six deaths, Anantapur district crossed the 300-mark of Covid-19 deaths on Thursday.

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