AP reports 1728 new COVID-19 cases

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Amaravati, Nov 12 (PTI): Over 77,000 sample tests in 24 hours ending 9 am on Thursday turned out 1,728 fresh cases of COVID-19 in Andhra Pradesh, taking the infection count to 8,49,705.

Also, 1,777 patients got cured while nine more succumbed during the period, the latest bulletin said.

After 8,22,011 recoveries and 6,837 deaths, the number of active coronavirus cases stood at 20,857, it said.

Five districts reported between 200 and 300 fresh cases, with East Godavari adding 290.

The remaining eight districts in the state added less than 100 new cases each.

Chittoor district reported three and Krishna two fresh fatalities while four other districts saw one more death each, the bulletin said.

So far, 89,40,488 samples were tested for Covid-19 in AP at the rate of 1,67,425 per million population, turning out an overall positivity rate of 9.50 per cent.PTI DBV BN WELCOME BN WELCOME