Recovery rate improves to 93.8% with 12,981 recoveries; 8,110 cases emerge from 97K sample tests.
The new infections emerged from 89,732 samples tested with a positivity rate of 8.7 per cent.
He said 1,42,707 cases were reported in the state between May 16 and 22, out of which 86,649 cases were in rural areas.
An alternate electric supply will be given to them for the functioning of AC and oxygen concentrators in the buses.
Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday ruled out the possibility of imposing a lockdown for now.
The Andhra Pradesh government has ruled out a lockdown as it gears up to face the second wave of the Covid pandemic that is spreading fast in the state.
Chittoor recorded the highest number of 899 fatalities, followed by Krishna with 695.
Andhra Pradesh tested over 31,000 samples in the 24 hours ending Friday 9 am, from which 246 cases emerged, the bulletin said.
In Kurnool, which shares border with Karnataka, police have decided to enforce CAB strictly from Monday.
74 patients recover; Chittoor only district to register double-digit growth.
Six districts reported between 10 and 20 new cases each while seven added less than 10 each in a day, the latest bulletin said.
According to data released by the Health Department, only 13,041 healthcare workers got the COVID-19 vaccine administered across the state against the targeted 27,233 for the day.
The Covid-19 vaccination dry run will be conducted across the country on Saturday. The dry run will be held at three locations in each district of Andhra Pradesh.
1.10 cr samples tested for Covid-19 so far; 4,454 active cases remain
1.07 crore samples tested so far even as overall positivity rate comes down further to 8.17%