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.