Over 170 new COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths reported in AP

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Amaravati, Jan 14 (PTI): Andhra Pradesh reported 179 new cases of coronavirus, 219 recoveries and four deaths in 24 hours ending 9 am on Thursday.

The COVID-19 table now shows a total of 8,85,616 positive cases, 8,76,140 recoveries and 7,138 deaths, according to the latest bulletin.

The active cases fell to 2,338, it said.

Chittoor district reported the highest with 51 fresh cases, Guntur 26, East Godavari 17, Krishna 15 and Kurnool 13.

The remaining eight districts added less than 10 new cases each.

Chittoor, Guntur, Krishna and Visakhapatnam saw one fresh fatality each in a day.

After over 1.24 crore sample tests so far, the overall positivity rate came down to 7.09 per cent. PTI DBV NVG NVG