Amid the neighbouring state Telangana battling with the increasing number of positive cases with each passing day, the Corona heat intensified in Andhra Pradesh as well. According to the recent bulletin issued by the health authorities, the number of positive cases in AP reached to 40 by Monday. 17 new Covid-19 positive cases have been reported since 9 PM last night i.e, from the last 12 hours.
Officials confirmed that a total 164 samples of the people carrying the Corona symptoms were tested last night, out of which 147 were negative and 17 are positive. Tensions ran high in Prakasam district as the number of positive cases hiked to 11 while Chirala reported 5 new cases.
As of Tuesday, Guntur has 9 positive cases with 6 cases were registered in Visakhapatnam. Condition is stable in Krishna district with 5 positive cases while East Godavari has 4 cases and 2 cases in Anantapuram. Chittoor, Kurnool and Nellore districts – reported one positive case respectively.