Daily COVID deaths drop to 36 in AP


The state reported 36 deaths from COVID-19 and 4,684 new infections in the 24 hours ended Wednesday morning.

The cumulative number rose to 18,62,036 and the toll reached 12,452. The death rate remains unchanged at 0.67%, while the recovery rate has increased slightly to 96.58%.

Last day 7,324 patients recovered and 51,204 patients are in treatment. The total recoveries rose to 17,98,380.

The daily positivity rate also showed a slight increase of 5.80% compared to the daily positivity rates of the last four days. The overall test positive rate of the 2.13 crore samples tested remains at 8.72%.

The ratio of tests per million of the sample tested so far in the state exceeded four lakh and reached 4,00,019.

In other words, the total number of samples tested so far was 40% of the 5.34 crore population. However, the number of people tested would be far fewer than the number of samples tested. The confirmed cases per million are 34,870.

Chittoor district reported eight more deaths, while East Godavari and Krishna reported five deaths each. Anantapur, Nellore and Srikakulam districts each reported three fatalities.

Similarly, Kurnool, Prakasam and Visakhapatnam districts each reported two deaths, while Guntur, Kadapa and West Godavari reported one death each. However, the Vizianagaram District reported no deaths.

Infection count

With 1,171, only East Godavari reported more than a thousand new infections last day.

This was followed by West Godavari (660), Chittoor (493), Krishna (355), Prakasam (307), Nellore (306), Kadapa (296), Guntur (289), Anantapur (236), Srikakulam (174), Visakhapatnam ( 173), VIzianagaram (151) and Kurnool (73).

The district numbers are as follows: East Godavari (2.57.600), Chittoor (2.15.684), Guntur (1.60.382), West Godavari (1.58.206), Anantapur (1.52.661), Visakhapatnam (1.47.439), Nellore (1.25.902), Kurnool (1.21.180), Prakasam (1.18.910), Srikakulam (1.17.305), Kadapa (1.04.900), Krishna (99.420) and Vizianagaram (79.552).


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