93 more Covid deaths in Andhra, toll rises to 3,282

Amaravati: COVID-19-19 said 93 extra lives in AP on Sun., taking the toll to 3,282, health authorities stated.

The state also recorded 7,895 new instances, pushing the tally to 3,53,111.

AP is the 3rd worst-affected state within the nation after Maharashtra(MH) & TN in terms of the amount of COVID-19 instances & reports the 5th largest death toll after Maharashtra(MH), TN, Karnataka(KA) & Delhi(DL).

As per state health dept., 16 fatalities have been recorded from Nellore dist., 13 in west Godavari dist., 11 in Chittoor, 10 in Kurnool, Nine in Prakasam dist., eight in Kadapa, Six in Srikakulam, five in Visakhapatnam & four in east Godavari.

Anantapur, Guntur & Krishna dists accounted for Three demises every, awhile Two demises have been recorded from Vizianagaram dist..

During this last 24 hours, 1,256 instances have been recorded from east Godavari dist.. Up to 985 instances have been recorded from Nellore, 934 from Chittoor & 923 from Prakasam dist..

The period also saw 7,449 citizens recovering from that infection. With this the cumulative recoveries rose to 2,60,087. The recovery rate within the state enhanced to 73.66 percent awhile the domestic average has been 74.Nine percent.

The state as of now has 89,742 active instances with maximum 17,228 in east Godavari, succeeded by 9,999 in Chittoor, 7,003 in Vizianagaram, 6,810 in Guntur & 6,058 in Visakhapatnam.

During this last 24 hours ending Nine a.m. Sun., the officials held 46,712 tests comprising 29,716 VRDL/Truenat/NACO tests & 16,996 rapid-antigen tests. The state has tested 31,91,326 samples till now.

AP stands 4th after WP, TN & Maharashtra(MH) in the amount of tests. Although, it ranks 1st in terms of tests per mln with 60,637. With a 10.91 percent positivity rate, it fares best than states like Maharashtra(MH) (18.79 percent), Karnataka(KA) (11.46) & Telangana (TL) (11.43).