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District-wise breakup of coronavirus cases in Andhra Pradesh

Several States across India have been witnessing a spike in the number of coronavirus cases.  Coming to Andhra Pradesh, there have been 2137 cases of coronavirus that have come to light so far. From this total, 948 are undergoing treatment while 47 have unfortunately succumbed. 1142  individuals from Andhra Pradesh were discharged after testing negative for the coronavirus. The first COVID-19 case in the state had been reported in Nellore on 12 March. Andhra Pradesh has been witnessing a spike in the positive cases ever since the first case was reported. Looking at the district-wise breakup of coronavirus in Andhra Pradesh, Kurnool (591), Guntur (399), and Krishna (349) have recorded the highest number of coronavirus cases in the state so far.

On the national front, the count has jumped over 74,281 with fresh cases being reported from Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Bihar and other parts of India. Globally, the total number of coronavirus cases has crossed the 42 lakh mark while the death toll has surpassed 2,92,000 lakh.

Here is the district-wise break up of coronavirus cases in Andhra Pradesh:

SNO District Total Positive Cases Recovered & Discharged
1 Visakhapatnam 66 25
2 Srikakulam 5 4
3 Vizianagaram 4 0
4 East Godavari 51 35
5 West Godavari 68 38
6 Krishna 349 202
7 Guntur 399 225
8 Prakasam 63 60
9 Nellore 111 77
10 Chittoor 142 74
11 Kadapa 97 56
12 Ananthapur 118 49
13 Kurnool 591 297
Total 2064* 1142

*The remaining 73 cases include those of other states (Odhisa 8, Maharastra 38, Gujarat 26, Karnataka 1)

Several Government hospitals were converted into exclusive COVID-19 hospitals in Andhra Pradesh. The state authorities have set up a massive volunteer system to conduct surveys, keep surveillance, disinfectant areas, and ensure delivery of essential services in a bid to contain the spread of coronavirus.

This post was last modified on 13/05/2020 3:28 pm

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