Among 30 districts, the Case Fatality Rate (CFR) of 19 districts in the state is less than the state average of 2.1% in the past seven days.
In Andhra Pradesh, 1,525 recoveries, 16 deaths have been reported in 24 hours with active cases standing at 14,883.
About 4 lakh deaths have been confirmed due to Covid in India thus far, but some researchers estimated that the actual deaths due to the infectious disease could be anywhere between 25-50 lakhs.
In all, 654 adult patients were admitted to ICU during the study period. Of them, 247 died and mortality was 37.7%.
On Monday, Puducherry registered 922 new cases and 23 deaths. The active cases have come down to 15,835, with 1,915 persons recovering.
A comparison of Covid death figures from January 5 to April 5 shows an exponential rise in the mortality rate.
Punjab reported 38 deaths and has the highest case fatality ratio of 3.4 per cent among all states, against the national average of 1.4 per cent.
On Monday, Maharashtra reported 184 deaths, Karnataka has added 113, followed by Tamil Nadu (91), AP (85), and UP (63) while overall 819 Covid-19 deaths were recorded.
According to the ICMR, a cumulative total of 3,59,02,137 samples have been tested up to August 23 with 6,09,917 samples being tested on Sunday.