In a shocking development, Andhra Pradesh reported 10,171 fresh infections of the respiratory disease in the last 24 hours.AP reported more than 10,000 fresh cases for the third consecutive day.
As per the health bulletin, as many as 62,938 samples were tested for the virus in a single day and 10,171 cases were found. With the latest addition, the total cases zoomed to 2,06,960.
On the other hand, record fatalities were reported in the state with 89 fresh casualties which take the toll of the total casualties in the state to 1,842.
The health bulletin stated that 7,594 fresh recoveries were reported in the last 24 hours and the total recoveries rose to 1,20,464. There are 84,654 active cases in the state.
East Godavari, Kurnool, Guntur, and Krishna are the worst-affected regions in the state with the virus outbreak. East Godavari and Kurnool witnessed massive growth in cases in July.