The state government had reported 28 Omicron cases on January 5, which added 33 more fresh cases of the variant in a week.
Vizag leads with 695 new patients followed by Chittoor, no deaths for 3 days
A total of 242 patients recovered from the virus taking the overall recoveries to more than 20.62 lakh.
The state witnessed a slight drop in fresh cases as it reported little less than 1,000 cases as against 1,257 in the previous 24-hour span, due to fewer tests conducted.
Of the seven new cases, six are returnees from abroad, while one is a traveller from Goa. Of them, two are women and five men.
A total of 103 patients recovered taking the overall recoveries to 20.61 lakh. Seven districts now have less than 100 active cases.
As many as 91 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of recoveries in the state to 20,61,496.
163 new cases take tally to 20,76,849; Chittoor has 220 active cases
Meanwhile, another 179 patients recovered taking the gross infections to 20.60 lakh, and brought down the active caseload to less than 1,500.
Active Covid-19 cases stood a little over 1,700 after Andhra Pradesh saw 189 patients recover in a day on December 18.
In the 24 hours ending Monday at 9 am, the State logged a little over 100 new infections from over 21,000 samples tested — a sharp decline from the previous day’s 160 cases from over 30,000 tests.
More than 200 patients recovered from the virus taking the gross past 20.58 lakh and brought down the active cases to 1,912.
The daily growth in the State’s Covid-19 tally continued to remain below the 200-mark.
Kurnool, which has been seeing a daily growth of just one or two cases since the past few weeks, now has just seven 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.