71 fresh cases in Andhra Pradesh, state tally reaches 1,403

South India

With 71 new cases reported in the last 24 hours, the total number of COVID-19 positive cases in Andhra Pradesh has risen to 1,403.


Of the 71 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, Kurnool district reported 43 cases and Krishna district reported 10 cases. 

Guntur and Kadapa district reported 4 cases each while Anantapur and Chittoor districts registered 3 cases each. Two cases each were reported in Nellore and East Godavari district.

However, the death rate is under control as no new death has been reported in the state for past five days.

According to the report from the state government, the death toll due to COVID-19 remained at 31, while 321patients were discharged from hospitals till date.

According to the data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday, the total number of coronavirus patients in the country has surged to 33,050.

Meanwhile, the number of deaths due to coronavirus in the country breached the 1,000 mark and stood at 1074.

The total number of active cases in the country is 23,651. Meanwhile 8,325 persons have been cured/discharged/migrated.


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