Soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the nationwide vaccination drive from New Delhi, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy formally launched it in the state from Vijayawada
Covid positivity rate at 7% after over 1.25 crore sample tests; 232 patients recover in a day
Andhra Pradesh has geared up to administer Covishield to healthcare workers under the first phase of nationwide Covid-19 vaccination drive beginning Saturday.
Overall recoveries climb to 8.63 lakh; state tests 63,873 samples in a day; four more die
The official machinery has been geared up to administer the vaccine to people as per the guidelines issued by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
People will be educated on the proper way to use and dispose masks, and the correct approach to wash hands. Implementation of the six-feet physical distance norm will be intensified.
As per the media bulletin issued by the State Command Control Room on Tuesday, 69,095 samples were tested in a day, taking the total number of samples tested to 71,96,628.
Under such circumstances, 31-year-old Pattupogula Pavan Kumar, an engineering graduate, took it upon himself to motivate people and volunteer to donate blood.
As many as 27 Class 9 and 10 students of two Zilla Parishad high schools in Vizianagaram have tested positive for coronavirus. All of them had been going to school.
Tests per million rise to 1,12,760, positivity rate declines to 11.84%
AP is followed by Tamil Nadu with more than 87,000 tests per million population. Delhi and Jammu and Kashmir (Union Territories) have already achieved the feat.
Share autos ply on three major routes starting from Kaleswara Rao Market to Mahatma Gandhi Road, Eluru Road and Bhavanipuram. There is one more route from Challapalli Bungalow to Singh Nagar.
Till now, around 3,500 PTD employees have tested positive, of which 54 have died, sources said.
The mortality rate is 0.9% though overall, since the outbreak in March, 4,634 people have unfortunately lost their lives.
The cumulative number of coronavirus tests stood at 26,49,767 after 57,148 were done in the last 24 hours, according to the bulletin.