VIJAYAWADA: With a total of 2,407 Covid-19 patients getting discharged from hospitals across the State, the number of active cases stands at 1,320. “As of today, 69% out of total #Covid-19 patients recorded in AP have recovered and been discharged. This is more than 20% of the global recovery rate of 45%,” ArogyaAndhra, the State government’s official Covid-19 response handle, tweeted on Tuesday. In the last 24 hours, 40 people were discharged from hospitals in the State after their recovery.
One among the 112 foreign returnees was also discharged from hospital. Meanwhile, the Covid-19 tally in AP increased to 3,791 with another 115 new cases reported in the last 24 hours ending 9 am on Tuesday. No casualties were reported in the 24 hours.
According to the media bulletin issued by the State Command Control Room on Tuesday morning, a total of 12,613 samples were tested in the 24 hours, and 82 tested positive. Another 33 positive cases were reported among those who returned from other States.
Seven positive cases were reported in Prakasam district, taking its tally to 92. In East Godavari, after a couple of villages like G Mamidada and Ramachandrapuram recorded more cases, the total touched 272, while in Srikakulam, with the influx of migrant workers, the count shot up to 145. Meanwhile, AP continues to be top among the States with regard to testing of samples per million people. The State is testing 7,410 samples per million, while the national average stands at 2,859.
Positive woman delivers boy, recovers from virus
Kurnool: A 21-year-old woman, who tested positive for Covid-19, gave birth to a male child. The newborn tested negative. The woman who hails from Nallamekalapalli village in Aspari mandal, has also recovered from the virus. She was discharged from Kurnool Government General Hospital. The woman is a migrant worker who returned from Mumbai last month.