COVID-19:AP clocks 22,517 new cases, 98 deaths

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Amaravati, May 15 (PTI): The cumulative coronavirus positive cases touched 14,11,320 in Andhra Pradesh as 22,517 infections were added afresh in the 24 hours ending 9 am on Saturday.

The state also reported 98 Covid-19 fatalities while 18,739 patients had recovered in a day, the latest bulletin said.

The last one lakh cases also came in five days as the state logged over 20,000 cases per day since May 11.

The total recoveries increased to 11,94,582 and toll to 9,271, the bulletin said.

The active caseload in the state was now 2,07,467.

East Godavari district reported 3,383 fresh cases, Anantapuramu 2,975 and Chittoor 2,884 in 24 hours.

SPS Nellore and Vizianagaram added close to 1,000 new cases each while eight other districts registered between 1,000 and 2,000 each.

Anantapuramu reported 12 fresh Covid-19 fatalities, SPS Nellore 11, East Godavari ten, Visakhapatnam and Vizianagaram nine each, Chittoor and Srikakulam eight each, Guntur and West Godavari seven each, Krishna, Kurnool and Prakasam five each in a day.

Kadapa reported two more deaths. PTI DBV BN BALA BN BALA

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