To contain spread of COVID-19, curfew imposed in Andhra's West Godavari district today

South India

In order to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the district, a curfew has been imposed in the West Godawari district on Sunday.


Tadepalli Gudem Rural Police Station circle inspector V Ravi Kumar gave counselling to those who were roaming on the roads, violating the curfew. 

The circle inspector appealed to the public to continue to cooperate with the police in preventing the spread of corona.He also asked the people to wear masks and maintain social distancing.

Andhra Pradesh became the third worst-hit state in Covid-19 cases after meteoric rise in infections in 2 weeks.

Coronavirus cases crossed the 1.50 lakh mark in Andhra Pradesh on Saturday as another 9,276 were added.

A total of 9,276 new COVID-19 cases and 58 deaths were reported from Andhra Pradesh in the last 24 hours, the state's health department informed on Saturday. 

Meanwhile, a record high of 12,750 patients had recovered and been discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours.

According to the latest government bulletin, the states Covid-19 cumulative tally showed 1,50,209 confirmed cases, 72,188 active, 76,614 recoveries and 1,407 deaths till 9 am on Saturday.


With inputs from Agency

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