Vijayawada, Spt 25 (UNI) As many as 7,073 fresh cases reported in Andhra Pradesh in a period of 24 hours while 48 more patients died taking the total number of deaths to 5,606. A health bulletin here on Friday said that 69,429 swab samples were tested in a period of 24 hours of which 7,073 were tested positive for Coronavirus, taking the total number of cases to 6,61,458.
With the death of 48 patients the death toll has gone up to 5,606. Large number of deaths has taken place in Chittoor district (625), Guntur district (511), East Godavari district (503) and Anantapur (472).
So far 5,88,169 patients have been discharged from various hospitals as they recovered while 67,683 patients are undergoing treatment.
East Godavari leads the State in reporting highest number of 92,173 cases while 62,582 cases reported in West Godavari district, 52,316 cases reported in Guntur district, 55,216 cases reported in Anantapur district, 58,268 cases reported in Chittoor district and 50,027 cases reported in Nellore district.
Significantly, discharges (8,695) were higher than the new cases (7,073) in the state. So far 54,47,796 swab samples have been tested in AP.