VISAKHAPATNAM: Andhra Pradesh reported 1,916 new Covid-19 positive cases on Monday, taking its cumulative caseload to 8,27,882, while the toll rose to to 6,719 as 13 more people succumbed to the virus.
This was the lowest single-day casualty count in over 110 days after witnessing 15 deaths on July 10.
For the second time in the past one week, AP logged less than 2,000 cases after it last recorded 1,933 cases on July 12.
While 3,033 patients were declared cured, there are currently 22,538 active cases with 7,98,625 cumulative recoveries, translating to a recovery rate of 96 %. Despite reporting nearly 60,000 cases, there are only 115 active cases in Nellore district with a 98 % recovery rate.
West Godavari reported 426 new cases, followed by East Godavari (354) and Guntur (179). Five districts added less than 100 cases to the table with Kurnool recording as low as 22 infections.
Among the 13 deceased, three each are from Anantapur and Krishna, and one each from Chittoor, East Godavari, Guntur, West Godavari, Kadapa, Prakasam and Srikakulam. West Godavari touched the 500 Covid-19 casualty mark on Monday. Eight districts have now recorded at least 500 Covid-19 deaths, including West Godavari. Vizianagaram has the lowest death load of 230.
Andhra Pradesh has so far tested 82 lakh samples, including the 64,581 people tested on Monday. The overall case positivity rate stands at 10.12%, while the mortality rate is at 0.81%.

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