Andhra Pradesh Covid count reaches 2,230

With 25 new cases registered in the last 24 hours, the COVID-19 tally has touched to 2,230 in Andhra Pradesh. While the active cases stand at 747. So far, 1,433 persons have been cured with 103 persons discharged in the preceding 24 hours alone. The state nodal officer has said that 9,880 samples were tested, and fortunately no districts have reported double digit tallies.

Srikakulam district reported 7 cases, emerging as the district with the highest single-day tally in Andhra Pradesh. The top hotspot district of Kurnool reported 3 cases, of which, one person had a travel history to the Koyambedu market in Chennai. All the 3 cases detected in Nellore district were reported to have a travel history to the market, while 1 of the 4 cases detected in Chittoor district was also found to have a Koyambedu connection. Guntur district reported 4 cases while Visakhapatnam district reported 3 cases.

Kurnool district”s overall tally touched 611 cases on Sunday, even as the active case tally dipped to 187 from the previous day”s active count of 199. Guntur”s tally grew marginally, by 3, to 417 cases, while Krishna district”s cumulative tally remained at 367 cases.

Of the state”s 13 districts, 6 districts did not report a single case on Sunday. With one death reported during the past 24 hours, the state”s death toll has touched 50.