Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh reported four more Covid-19 deaths and 338 new infections on Thursday, even as the toll increased to 7,108 and the positive case tally to 8,82,286. Altogether 328 patients have recovered since Wednesday while the number of active cases has come down to 3,262.
The total number of recoveries have increased to 8,71,916, and the recovery rate stood at 98%. The mortality rate remained at 0.8% and the overall positivity rate of 1.182 crore samples tested so far in the state has decreased to 7.46%, while the positivity rate of the 61,148 samples tested since Wednesday stood at 0.55% in the state.
Guntur, Kadapa, Visakhapatnam, and West Godavari districts reported one death each on Thursday. Chittoor district reported the highest single-day tally of 65 cases. It was followed by Krishna (44), East Godavari (42), Guntur (38), Visakhapatnam (34), Kadapa (20), West Godavari (19), Nellore (18), Anantapur (16), Prakasam (15), and Srikakulam district 13 cases. Vizianagaram and Kurnool reported single-digit cases of eight and six respectively on Thursday.

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