COVID-19: AP logs 12,994 new cases, 96 deaths

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Amaravati, May 24 (PTI): Andhra Pradesh logged 12,994 fresh cases of coronavirus, while as many as 18,373 Covid-19 patients had recovered and another 96 succumbed in the 24 hours ending 9 am on Monday, according to the latest bulletin.

Consequently, the number of active cases dropped by 5,475 to 2,03,762.

The states Covid-19 chart now showed 15,93,821 positives, 13,79,837 recoveries and 10,222 deaths so far.

The fresh cases were from a total of 58,835 samples tested.

East Godavari district reported the highest 2,652 new cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours while three other districts added between 1,000 and 1,700 each.

Nine districts reported less than 1,000 cases each, with Krishna logging the lowest 274.

Chittoor district saw 14 fresh fatalities, Kurnool and Vizianagaram ten each, Anantapuramu nine, East Godavari and Visakhapatnam eight each, Guntur, Krishna, SPS Nellore and Srikakulam seven each, West Godavari four, Prakasam three and Kadapa two in a day.PTI DBV BN BALA BN BALA

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