Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh, on 29 March, reported two more Corona-positive cases, taking the total number of cases in the state to 21. The two cases, both locally transmitted, were reported in Vizag. The city now has the highest number of Corona virus cases in the state.
One of the patients (patient 7) had recently returned from Birmingham, England, and transmitted the disease to two more persons (p-20 and p-21). Officials of the medical and family welfare department said the two persons who came into contact with patient 7 are both undergoing treatment at the isolation ward of a hospital in Vizag.
Meanwhile, a 65-year-old man, who had travelled to Medina and was admitted with suspected symptoms at TBCD Hospital in Vizag, recovered and has been discharged.
On Sunday, 102 samples were tested, of which two were positive, the health department said. The state government said 29,672 people were under home isolation, while another 178 were under observation in hospitals in Andhra Pradesh.