AP reports 5,529 recoveries,3676 new COVID-19 cases

Andhra Pradesh recorded 5,529recoveries and 3,676 new coronavirus positive cases, while 24fatalities were reported in the 24 hours ending 9 am onSaturday.

The latest bulletin showed 7,76,251 total confirmedcases, 7,32,743 recoveries and 6,406 deaths so far.

The active cases declined further to 37,102, itsaid.

More than 70,000 sample tests wereconducted,,according to the bulletin.

East Godavari district added 567, West Godavari 531and Chittoor 473 fresh cases.

Vizianagaram and Kurnool districts reported only 91new cases each.

Chittoor saw five more Covid-19 deaths while Gunturand Krishna reported four more each, the bulletin added.

The overall infection positivity rate slid furtherto 11.14 per cent after a total of 69.91 lakh samples weretested in the state so far, at the rate of 1,30,922 permillion population.

AP is behind Maharashtra (19.73 per cent) andKarnataka (11.63 per cent) in the infection rate, while thenational average stood at 7.97 per cent.

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