Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh reported 733 new Covid-19 cases on Friday, taking the cumulative case load to 8,66,438. This is the second lowest single-day case total in the last five months. The toll increased to 6,976 as six people succumbed to the disease on Friday, the lowest single-day casualty total in the last 140 days after July 3 when the state recorded eight deaths. Of the six deaths, two are from Krishna and one each from Anantapur, Chittoor, Visakhapatnam and Vizianagaram.
As many as 1,205 Covid-19 patients were declared cured on Friday. For the first time in months, there are less than 1,000 active cases in 10 districts, other than East Godavari, Guntur and Krishna.
West Godavari recorded 118 infections on Friday, followed by Guntur (112) and Krishna (102). The remaining 10 districts recorded less than 100 cases. TNN

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