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Recoveries outnumber new Covid cases in Andhra

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Amaravati | Wednesday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh has registered 197 new Covid cases, increasing the state's tally to 8.85 lakh, even as 234 more patients recovered from the virus to outnumber fresh infections on Tuesday.

Krishna district accounted for the highest number of cases at 49, followed by Chittoor (32), Guntur (31), East Godavari (19), Visakhapatnam (15), Kadapa (14), Srikakulam and West Godavari (7 each), Anantapur and Nellore (6 each), Prakasam (5) and Kurnool and Vizianagaram (3 each).

East Godavari district has so far recorded the highest number of infections at over 1.23 lakh. Andhra Pradesh's positivity rate fell to 7.14 per cent, which is still higher than the national average of 5.74 per cent.

Meanwhile, two more fatalities in the past 24 hours took the state's Covid-19 death toll to 7,133.

The recoveries now total more than 8.75 lakh in the state, narrowing the gap between total cases and recoveries.

With 40,986 more tests, the total coronavirus tests conducted in Andhra Pradesh so far have crossed 1.23 crore.

--IANS sth/arm

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2021-01-12-21:44:02 (IANS)

 
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