The state again reported the highest single-day number of 118 deaths in the 24 hours that ended Saturday morning. During the same period, 19,981 new infections were reported and the cumulative total reached 15,62,060.
The death toll has passed the 10,000 mark to hit 10,022, and the death rate remains at 0.64%. The last 1,000 deaths were reported in the last 10 days.
Krishna is at the top with a death rate of 1.11%. It was also the only district with a death rate greater than 1%.
Of the 10,000 deaths, more than 55% occurred in Chittoor (1166), Krishna (915), East Godavari (895), Guntur (890), Visakhapatnam (857) and Anantapur (834) districts.
Meanwhile, 18,336 patients have recovered on the previous day, and the recovery rate and recovery rate increased to 85.87% and 13,41,355, respectively. There was 2,10,683 active cases in the state.
The positivity rate of the 19,981 samples tested the previous day was 22.05%, a slight increase over the previous day. The overall positivity rate of 1.85 crore samples was 8.43%.
New deaths and cases
West Godavari reported 15 new deaths last day, while Chittoor reported 14 deaths and East Godavari and Visakhapatnam reported 11 deaths each. Guntur reported 10 deaths and Anantapur and Krishna reported nine deaths each.
Similarly, Srikakulam and Vizianagaram each reported eight deaths, while Kurnool, Nellore and Prakasam each reported seven new deaths. Kadapa only reported two deaths.
East Godavari reported 3,227 new infections, the highest. This was followed by Chittoor (2,581), Visakhapatnam (2,308), Anantapur (1,787), West Godavari (1,537), Srikakulam (1,338), Prakasam (1,295), Kurnool (1,161), Krishna (1,064), Guntur (1,040), Nellore ( 912), Kadapa (893) and Vizianagaram (838).
East Godavari’s cumulative record exceeded two lakh. It was the only district with such a large number of cases.
The district numbers are as follows: East Godavari (2,02,969), Chittoor (1,72,687), Guntur (1,41,781), West Godavari (1,30,309), Anantapur (1,26,848), Visakhapatnam (1,24,986) Nellore (1,10,740), Kurnool (1,06,812), Srikakulam (1,01,855), Prakasam (99,220), Kadapa (88,653), Krishna (82,649) and Vizianagaram (69,656).