Parents have been asked to educate children on Covid protocol as the state records a one-day surge in cases in 6 districts under 100.
According to the official bulletin, eight districts registered under 100 new infections each and Kurnool, yet again, posted zero growth in its daily reporting of Covid infections.
With more than 2,000 active cases each, Chittoor, East Godavari, Nellore and Prakasam are contributing to over half of the overall active cases.
A total of 14 deaths were recorded in the state in 24 hours ending at 9 am on Thursday, Sept 9, taking total Covid deaths to 13,964.
The state reported 15 deaths in total during the 24-hour period ending at 9 am on September 8, 2021.
Taking stock of the Covid situation in the State at a meeting, the Chief Minister wanted officials to lay emphasis on the use of medicines, which yield better results with fewer side effects.
A total of ten deaths were recorded in the state during the 24 hours ending 9 am on Septmeber 7.
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In Andhra Pradesh, 1,525 recoveries, 16 deaths have been reported in 24 hours with active cases standing at 14,883.
The rising trend of Covid cases emerging in schools is worrying parents and district officials.
They say the positivity rate has remained near two per cent against in the 2.5 per cent range earlier this month.
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On the other hand, the fatalities have increased from Sunday’s eight to 12 on Monday taking the overall fatalities to 13,735.
It may be noted that the sale of silk and other varieties of sarees witnessed a steep fall in Venkatagiri and Patur in Nellore district in the holy Shravan month last year.
As per the predictions of epidemiologists, the third wave may start in the first or second week of October.