Vijayawada, Sep 24 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh reported 7,855 fresh cases in a period of 24 hours while 52 more patients died taking the death toll to 5,558.

A health bulletin here on Thursday said that 76,000 swam samples were diagnosed of which 7,855 were tested positive for Coronavirus taking the total number of cases to 6,54,385.

With the death of 52 patients, the total number of deaths has gone up to 5,558. Large number of deaths has taken place in Chittoor district (617), Guntur district (509), East Godavari district (501), Krishna district (413), Kurnool district (456), Nellore district (433), Prakasham district (437), Visakhapatnam (411) and West Godavari district (431).

As many as 69,353 patients are undergoing treatment for Coronavirus at various places in the state while 5,79,474 have been discharged as they recovered.

East Godavari district has continued to stood top in reporting highest number of 91,142 positive cases while 57,555 cases reported in Chittoor district, 54,760 cases reported in Anantapur district, 55,045 cases reported in Kurnool district, 49,568 cases reported in Nellore district, 48,249 cases reported in Visakhapatnam district and 61,651 positive cases reported in West Godavari district.

Significantly, the recoveries (8,807) were higher than fresh cases (7,855) in AP. So far 53,78,367 swab samples have been tested in AP.


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