Andhra Pradesh which is the third worst-affected state in the country with the virus outbreak reported 10,328 fresh infections in the past 24 hours and the total cases mounted to 196789.
In the past 24 hours, 63,686 samples were tested for the virus and 10,328 fresh cases were reported. Andhra Pradesh reported more than 10,000 cases for two consecutive days.
On the other hand, as many as 72 people succumbed to the contagious disease in the last 24 hours. With this, the total casualties in connection with the virus zoomed to 1753.
On a brighter note, the total recoveries rose to 112870, including 8516 fresh recoveries reported in a single day. The active cases stood at 82,166 who were being treated at various hospitals.