VISAKHAPATNAM: Andhra Pradesh on Sunday reported 161 new infections and one Covid-19 death. The cumulative caseload rose to 8,85,985 and death toll increased to 7,140.
As many as 251 patients were declared cured on Sunday. The active caseload dropped to 1,896. While the number of cumulative recoveries stands at 8,76,949, the active caseload dropped below the 300-mark in twelve out of thirteen districts in the state.
Chittoor district reported 52 new infections, followed by Krishna (26), Guntur (19), East Godavari (12), Srikakulam (12), and West Godavari (11). Another six districts recorded single-digit case numbers while YSR Kadapa did not report any case on Sunday. Visakhapatnam district recorded one Covid-19 death in the past 24 hours.
Krishna district has 300 active Covid-19 cases followed by Guntur (280), East Godavari (206), Nellore (198) and Chittoor (183). The number of active cases is less than 100 in Kurnool, Prakasam, Srikakulam, Anantapur and Vizianagaram districts.
While Chittoor has contributed 846 cumulative deaths, the highest for any district in the state, Vizianagaram has the lowest fatalities (238).
As many as 36,091 samples were tested in the past 24 hours to detect 161 new cases, a case positivity rate of about 0.44%. Andhra Pradesh has so far conducted 1,25,76,272 crore Covid-19 tests with an overall case positivity rate of 7.04%. The mortality rate remains stable at 0.8%.
Six districts recorded single-digit case numbers while Kadapa did not report any case on Sunday. Vizag district recorded one Covid-19 death in the past 24 hours

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