Andhra Pradesh Reports 10,000 Plus Cases For 3rd Day, Tally Crosses 1.4 Lakh
Andhra Pradesh, on Friday, recorded more than 10,000 cases of coronavirus infections and 68 deaths in the last 24 hours which takes the tally of in the state beyond 1.40 lakh.
The state has added 30,636 cases in the last three days alone, sending the infection positivity rate north to reach 7.22 percent. The state has more than 75,720 active cases currently than recoveries—63,864, including the 3,822 patients discharged in the 24 hour period.
With 68 deaths in the last 24 hours, The death toll in the state has climbed up to 1,349, according to the daily government bulletin. Also, the state has completed 19,51,776 tests so far at the rate of 36,550 per million population. It is the only state after Maharashtra to have posted more than 10,000 cases in a day.
Meanwhile, India also recorded its highest single-day surge of 55,078 infections on Friday taking the Coved 19 tally past 16 lakh mark on Friday. The number of recoveries in the country has also risen to 10,57,805. The death toll has increased to 35,747 with 779 fatalities being reported in 24 hours.