Nearly 1,000 police personnel were deployed to thwart the stick fight during the festival. All the efforts of police to prevent ‘Karrala Samaram’ had proved futile.
Only two other districts — Prakasam and Srikakulam — have a caseload of above 1,000 while three districts have active cases in double digits with Kurnool having the lowest of 25.
The recoveries over the past 24 hours stood at 2,017, taking the cumulative total past 19.21 lakh with an overall recovery rate of 98.1 percent.
The total number of Covid-19 samples tested in Andhra Pradesh have went past 2.23 crore.
Under the aegis of Child Line Protection Forum, the group of psychologists has started the helpline to offer counselling to students up to Class X and it is getting 15 to 20 calls a day.
East Godavari logged the highest of 760 new infections followed by 616 in Chittoor and 504 in West Godavari.
'My experience taught me that people who get infected, will lose confidence and patienc. So I began making videos that will help affected people release their stress,' says this Covid survivor.
The group has till now performed last rites of over 200 people since the beginning of the pandemic in Krishna, West Godavari and Guntur districts.
In the same time, 10,373 fresh infections emerged from 88,000-odd samples in the 24 hours, taking the overall caseload to 17.50 lakh.
State draws 356 MTs and 406 MTs of medical oxygen on Friday & Saturday against daily allocated quantity of 590 MTs
Doctors say it can severely impact oxygen supply to body, suggest therapy for people recovering to deal with stress
Every bed in the temporary hospital is equipped with oxygen supply and for every 30 beds there is a nursing station.
Eluru DSP Dileep Kumar formed a team comprising Eluru Rural CI A Srinivas Rao, SI Suresh, Drug Inspector Abid Ali Shaikh among others.
As many as 10 districts reported more than 1,000 new infections, while the lowest of 885 cases was recorded in Vizianagaram district.
As the world battles Covid-19, Twitter has become a lifeline for many amid acute shortage of hospital beds and oxygen cylinders.