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Kurnool coronavirus cases increase to 53, Andhra Pradesh stands at 252

The number of coronavirus positive cases in Andhra Pradesh

jumps further. In the state, there have been 252 cases of coronavirus that have come to light so far. As per a media bulletin, released by the Health, Medical, and Family Welfare Department of Andhra Pradesh, the state has reported 26 new coronavirus cases from Kurnool District, at 5 pm on Sunday. A spike has been recorded within the past 24 hours – From 9 pm on March 4, 2020, to 5 pm on March 5, 2020. The number of coronavirus positive cases in Kurnool currently stands at 53.

There was a large group of people from the Kurnool district who attended the Tablighi Jamaat congregation. Almost 327 blood samples of these attendees have been sent for coronavirus testing. The district administration is vigilant and has identified the containment zones in Kurnool district.

Meanwhile, the districts of Krishna, East Godavari, Nellore, Prakasam and Visakhapatnam have witnessed the recovery and discharge of a patient each so far.

On Sunday, Visakhapatnam District Collector, V. Vinay Chand (IAS), updated that 104 people have been admitted to the isolation ward at the ENT Hospital, 10 people at the Chest Hospital and 14 people at the GITAM Hospital. Of the 475 people admitted on Saturday, 347 were discharged on Sunday. He said that 4,434 beds were available at the isolation wards across 25 centres in the district. He also informed that 122 people have been admitted at various quarantine centres in the district. There are a total of 5,132 quarantine beds available across 80 centres in the district.

This post was last modified on 06/04/2020 10:42 am

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