A brand-new record high of 2,432 fresh cases of coronavirus were reported in Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday as the state’s aggregate shot past the 35,000 mark while 44 deaths took the overall toll in the state to 452.
The most recent publication stated 805 coronavirus patients have been discharged from health centers in the last 24 hours.
The aggregate variety of discharges now stood at 18,378, leaving 16,621 active cases in the state, the bulletin said.
With the addition of 2,432 new cases, the tally of infections rose to 35,451
Guntur district reported 468 fresh Covid-19 cases, a record high in a district in a day so far.
Kurnool district tops the state in the total number of cases with 4,226, after 403 were included anew in the last 24 hours.
The Covid-19 toll was 9 each in Anantapuramu and West Godavari districts in the last 24 hours, followed by 5 in Kurnool, four each in Chittoor, East Godavari and Visakhapatnam.
Kadapa, Krishna and Prakasam registered two brand-new casualties each while SPS Nellore, Srikakulam and Vizianagaram reported one each.
On Wednesday, the state crossed the 12 lakh mark in the variety of samples tested, with an overall of 12.17 lakh at the rate of 22,808 per million population and a positivity rate of 2.91 per cent.
As countless cases were being added daily for the previous few days, the recovery rate fell to 51.84 per cent, according to federal government information.