VISAKHAPATNAM: The Covid-19 positive count in Andhra Pradesh increased to 8,70,076 with 664 new cases reported on Thursday. With the discharge of 835 more patients from various hospitals, the total number of recoveries now stands at 8,56,320. The toll increased to 7,014 after 11 deaths were reported on Thursday.
According to the media bulletin issued by the State Command Control Room, on Thursday 63,049 tests were performed and of them, 664 were positive cases. The total number of samples tested so far in the state is 1,02,29,745.
Krishna and Chittoor districts reported 105 each. Only two districts in the state reported more than 100 cases on Thursday.
Visakhapatnam saw its aggregate grow by 73, followed by Guntur with 72, and West Godavari district with 70cases. Seven districts recorded less than 50 cases each. The lowest growth of just 10 cases was seen in Srikakulam district.
Active cases are the lowest in Kurnool (153), Vizianagaram (162), Srikakulam (168),Kadapa (183); and the highest in Krishna (1,220), Guntur (1,025), East Godavari (837) and Nellore (702).

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