COVID-19: AP reports 11,421 new cases, 16,223 recoveries, 81 deaths

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Amaravati, Jun 3 (PTI): Andhra Pradesh's overall Covid-19 tally increased to 17,28,577 as 11,421 cases were added afresh in the 24 hours ending 9 am on Thursday.

While 16,223 patients had recovered from the infection, another 81 succumbed, the latest bulletin said.

The total recoveries now rose to 15,78,452 and deaths to 11,213.

The active cases decreased to 1,38,912.

Again, East Godavari district logged the highest number of 2,308 fresh cases of coronavirus in 24 hours, while Chittoor added 1,658 and Anantapuramu 1,041.

West Godavari added 996, Krishna 841 and Visakhapatnam 814, while seven other districts registered less than 700 cases each.

Chittoor continued to log more number of daily fatalities, with 13 on Thursday.

Anantapuramu and Srikakulam had nine deaths each, Vizianagaram seven, East Godavari, SPS Nellore and Visakhapatnam six, Krishna, Kurnool and West Godavari five each, Guntur and Prakasam four each and Kadapa two in a day.