VISAKHAPATNAM: Andhra Pradesh reported 377 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday and four deaths as 95 per cent hospital beds remained vacant with fewer patients admitted in hospitals.
The cumulative coronavirus caseload rose to 8,83,587, while the toll increased to 7,122.
The deceased are one each from Chittoor, Guntur, Krishna and Visakhapatnam.
Altogether, 278 patients were discharged from various treating facilities. There are currently 3,038 active cases with the 8,73,427 cumulative recoveries and 7,122 deaths.
Chittoor reported 82 new infections on Tuesday, followed by Krishna (66) and Guntur (60). The remaining 10 districts posted less than 50 cases. The active cases are less than 200 in seven districts.
Andhra Pradesh conducted 51,420 Covid-19 tests on Tuesday and detected the 377 new cases, translating to a case positivity rate of about 0.7%. The state so far conducted 1.2 crore Covid-19 tests with an overall case positivity rate of 7.3%. The national average positivity rate is 5.8%, while states like Maharashtra recorded near 15% positivity rate. Andhra Pradesh continued to retain its lead among all states in terms of per capita testing.

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