Andhra's COVID-19 tally crosses 10,000-mark; becomes 10th state with more than 10,000 cases

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With 497 new COVID-19 cases reported in the last 24 hours, the state tally of coronavirus cases has reached 10,331 on Wednesday, the health department said.

 

Andhra Pradesh reported 497 fresh infections after which the state tally jumped beyond 10,000, making it the tenth state in the country with over 10,000 Covid-19 cases after Maharashtra, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, West Bengal and Haryana.   

The state also confirmed 10 fatalities in the past 24 hours, the death toll has climbed to 129.

Kurnool reported four Covid-19 deaths, Krishna three, Guntur two and Srikakulam one in the last 24 hours.

The number of active COVID-19 cases stands at 5,423 while 4,779 patients have been discharged.

The 10,331 Covid-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh included 8,306 locals, 1,660 from other states and 365 foreign returnees.

As per the daily bulletin, the maximum number of new COVID-19 cases were reported from Anantapur, followed by Kurnool, East Godavari districts, among others.

Anantapur district registered the highest 90 cases, taking its overall tally to 1,028. It is the third district in the state after Kurnool (1,483) and Krishna (1,132) to cross the 1,000 cases mark.

 

With inputs from Agency

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