AP reports new single-day high of 299 Covid-19 cases - Amaravati News

Amaravati, June 18 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government, here on Thursday, reported a new single-day high of 299 Covid-19 cases, taking the cumulative tally to 5,854. On Wednesday, it had reported 275 cases.

by IANS

Updated Jun 18, 2020

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AP reports new single-day high of 299 Covid-19 cases - Amaravati News

According to the state nodal officer, 13,923 tests were conducted during the 24 hours ending 9 a.m. on Thursday. The number of active cases climbed to 2,779 during the day from Wednesday's 2,559, the officer reported.

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The death toll continues to climb with every passing day. During the day, two more deaths were reported from the Krishna district, taking the Covid-19 toll to 92.

However, the state's mortality rate declined to 1.23 per cent from 1.27 per cent. A day earlier, it was 1.31 per cent. In terms of mortality, Andhra Pradesh stands at 10th position. The all-India mortality rate is at 3.33 per cent.

During the day, 77 people were discharged from hospitals, taking the number of cured persons in the state to 2,983.

With a recovery rate of 50.32 per cent, Andhra Pradesh ranked 20th among the states. The all-India recovery rate is at 52.96 per cent.

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On the testing front, the state ranks fourth with 6,12,397 tests, behind Tamil Nadu (7,73,707), Maharashtra (6,86,488) and Rajasthan (6,37,937). So far, 62,49,668 tests have been conducted across India.


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