AP: Krishna, Kurnool and Guntur districts account for 78% of cases in past week

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  30 April 2020 9:02 AM GMT
AP: Krishna, Kurnool and Guntur districts account for 78% of cases in past week

Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh has reported 510 COVID-19 cases and four COVID-19 deaths in the past one week (from April 24 to April 30), with an average of 72 cases per day. The total number of coronavirus cases in the State now stands at 1,403, including 1,051 active cases and 31 deaths.

Of the 510 COVID-19 cases in the last seven days, three districts Krishna, Kurnool and Guntur districts accounted for over 78 per cent of cases (402) cases in the State. The remaining COVID-19 affected districts (nine districts) contributed 108 cases.

In the past one week, COVID-19 has claimed four lives in the State. Two deaths were reported in Kurnool district while one death was reported in Krishna and Anantapur districts each.

So far, Kurnool district has reported nine deaths, highest in the State, followed by Guntur and Krishna districts with eight deaths each. The COVID-19 claimed four lives in Anantapur district and two lives in Nellore district.

As many as 180 patients recovered from the virus and were discharged in the past one week. The total number of patients discharged so far went up to 321, leaving 1,051 active cases.

With 386 cases, Kurnool district in the State stood table topper followed by Guntur district at 287 cases and Krishna district at 246 cases. Vizianagaram district of North Andhra Pradesh continued to remain the only corona-free district in the State with zero cases.

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