Amaravati, July 13 (PTI): A record 37 COVID-19 deaths
were reported in Andhra Pradesh on Monday, the highest
single-day tally so far, taking the toll to 365 as the overall
infection count jumped up to 31,103 with the addition of a new
record high of 1,935 positive cases.
A total of 19,247 samples were tested and about 10 per
cent of them turned positive for coronavirus, a government
bulletin said, giving details for the last 24 hours ended at
In all, an aggregate of 11,73,096 samples had been tested
in the state of which 31,103 turned positive, with a
positivity rate of 2.65 per cent.
Six COVID-19 deaths were reported in Anantapuramu
district, the highest in a day in a district so far.
Kurnool, East Godavari and West Godavari districts
reported four deaths each followed by Chittoor, Guntur,
Krishna and Prakasam with three each.
Kadapa and SPS Nellore districts had two deaths each while
the north-coastal Andhra districts of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram
and Visakhapatnam had one COVID-19 fatality each.
Actually, some of these deaths happened two-three days
ago but were not announced, pending approval from the Doctors
The committee approved the toll on Monday and accordingly
the deaths were listed in todays bulletin, a senior health
In the last 24 hours, 1,030 coronavirus patients had
recovered and been discharged from hospitals across the state,
raising the overall discharges so far to 16,464. PTI DBV
Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by Outlook staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI
More from Outlook Magazine