The graph of COVID deaths continues to climb in AP

The state reported 103 new COVID deaths and 14,429 new infections in the 24 hours that ended Friday morning, bringing the death toll to 10,634 and the cumulative number to 16,57,986. On the previous day, 20,746 patients recovered, leaving 1,80,362 cases active.

The recovery rate increased to 88.48% as the number of reclaims also increased to 14,66,990. The daily positivity rate of 84,502 samples tested on the previous day was 17.08%, the lowest value in the last three weeks.

To date, 1.90 crore samples have been tested in the state and the overall positivity rate was 8.72%. The last 10 lakh samples were tested in the last 12 days and their positivity rate was 21%.

New deaths and cases

Chittoor and West Godavari each reported 15 new deaths last day, while Visakhapatnam reported 10 deaths.

All other counties reported single-digit deaths. Nellore reported nine deaths while Anantapur, East Godavari and Krishna reported eight each. Guntur and Viziaanagaram each reported seven deaths and Srikakulam reported six. Similarly, Kadapa and Kurnool each reported four deaths and Prakash two.

Chittoor reported 2,291 new infections, the highest among the districts. This was followed by East Godavari (2,022), Anantapur (1,192), Visakhapatnam (1,145), Krishna (1,092), Kurnool (1,034), West Godavari (991), Nellore (930), Prakasam (924), Srikakulam (897), Guntur (798), Kadapa (578) and Vizianagaram (535).

The district numbers are as follows: East Godavari (2.18.814), Chittoor (1.85.680), Guntur (1.47.502), West Godavari (1.38.146), Anantapur (1.35.315), Visakhapatnam (1.34.563), Nellore (1,16,162), Kurnool (1,13,262), Srikakulam (1.07.464), Prakasam (1.05.112), Kadapa (93.077), Krishna (86.691) and Vizianagaram (73.303).

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