AP reports 4,981 new COVID-19 cases, 38 deaths; recoveries cross 18L mark

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Amaravati, Jun 24 (PTI) The total COVID-19 recoveries crossed 18 lakh and the number of active cases slid below 50,000 in Andhra Pradesh on Thursday.

The state registered 4,981 fresh coronavirus cases, 6,464 recoveries and 38 deaths in the 24 hours ending 9 am today, according to the latest bulletin.

The cumulative positives now touched 18,67,017 while the recoveries went up to 18,04,844.

The overall toll stood at 12,490,the bulletin said.

The active caseload in the state was now 49,683.

East Godavari reported 943, Chittoor 854 and West Godavari 593 new cases of Covid-19.The remaining 10 districts logged less than 500 cases each, with Vizianagaram accounting for only 60.

Chittoor reported 10 fresh fatalities, East Godavari and Krishna five each, SPS Nellore and Guntur four each, Srikakulam and West Godavari three each.

Anantapuramu, Kadapa, Visakhapatnam and Vizianagaram had one more death each.

Prakasam and Kurnool districts did not report any fresh coronavirus deaths in a day.PTI DBV BN BALA BN BALA

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