COVID positivity rate lowest in 85 days

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AP again reports 38 new deaths; Majority of active cases in 4 districts

Andhra Pradesh has again reported 38 new COVID deaths and 4,147 new infections in the 24 hours ending Saturday morning, bringing the number to 12,566 and the cumulative number to 18,75,622.

The overall recovery rate and recovery rate increased to 18,16,930 and 96.87%, respectively, as 5,773 patients recovered on the previous day. During the same period, 96,121 samples were tested and a positivity rate of 4.31% was recorded, the lowest in 85 days. The overall positivity rate of 2.16 crore samples was 8.67%.

There were 46,126 active cases as of Saturday, and the majority (57%) of these were in four districts including East Godavari (8,864), Chittoor (7,224), West Godavari (5,356) and Prakasam (4,931).

New deaths and cases

Chittoor and Guntur each reported seven new deaths, while East Godavari and Krishna each reported five new deaths the previous day.

Srikakulam reported four deaths, West Godavari three deaths and Visakhapatnam, Kadapa and Anantapur two deaths each. Vizianagaram reported a new death. For the first time in months, three districts – Prakasam, Nellore and Kurnool – reported no deaths in one day.

East Godavari continues to report the highest numbers with 839 new infections. This was followed by West Godavari (571), Chittoor (569), Guntur (321), Krishna (310), Prakasam (289), Visakhapatnam (229), Kadapa (226), Nellore (196), Anantapur (180), Kurnool ( 160), Vizianagaram (130) and Srikakulam (128).

The district numbers are as follows: East Godavari (2.60.290), Chittoor (2.17.815), Guntur (1.61.209), West Godavari (1.59.961), Anantapur (1.53.348), Visakhapatnam (1.47.981), Nellore (1.26.579), Kurnool (1.21.573), Prakasam (1.19.914), Srikakulam (1.18.084), Kadapa (1.05.734), Krishna (1.00.433) and Vizianagaram (79.806).

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