AP crosses 2 lakh mark in COVID-19 cases; single day high of 89 deaths

Amaravati, August 7 (PTI): Riding on a quick rise of infections, AP on Fri. crossed the 2 lakh-mark within the total no. of COVID-19 instances as the other 10,171 have been added further afresh for the 3rd consecutive day.

The state also saw 89 new COVID-19 demises, the largest number in a day till now, awhile 7,594 sufferers had recovered from that epidemic.

The states COVID-19-19 tally on Fri. demonstrated 2,06,960 over all instances, of that 84,654 have been active, 1,20,464 recoveries & 1,842 demises, the latest govt bulletin stated.

After 23,62,270 sample tests, the infection positivity rate climbed furthermore to 8.76 percent, inching closer to the domestic average of 8.90 percent.

The recovery rate too enhanced to 58.21 percent however has been way below the domestic average of 67.98 percent.

The COVID-19 mortality rate stood in 0. 89 percent over the domestic average of 2. 05 percent, as per the govt statistics.