No new COVID-19 cases reported from Andhra Pradesh since last night

South India


"No positive cases are detected in Andhra Pradesh since last night. 217 samples are tested since 6 PM last evening to 9 AM on Thursday. All of them were found to be negative for COVID-19",  stated a bulletin released by the state nodal officer, Arja Srikanth.

With this, the total number of COVID-19 positive cases in Andhra Pradesh remains at 348.

"The number of patients recovered and discharged to date is nine. The number of patients deceased to date is four. 10 deputy collectors are temporarily transferred to state COVID centre, keeping in view the increasing cases," it added.

According to the health ministry data, the total number of coronavirus patients in the country has surged to 5,734. Meanwhile, the number of deaths in the country due to COVID-19 has risen to 166.

Coronavirus, which originated in China's Wuhan city in December last year, has so far spread to more than 200 countries. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared coronavirus a pandemic. 

With inputs from ANI


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