AP reports 158 new COVID-19 cases

AP reports 158 new COVID-19 cases
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Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh reported 158 fresh COVID-19 cases, 172 recoveries and one death in the 24 hours ending 9 am on Saturday.

After over 1.28 crore samples were tested, the cumulative coronavirus positive cases in the state touched 8,86,852 at the rate of 6.91 per cent.

The latest bulletin said the total recoveries increased to 8,78,232 while the overall toll rose to 7,147.

The state now has 1,473 active cases, it added.

In 24 hours, East Godavari reported 35, West Godavari 28 and Krishna 23 new cases of the pandemic.

Visakhapatnam, Guntur, Anantapuramu and Chittoor added between 10 and 20 fresh cases each, while the remaining six district reported less than 10 each.

Visakhapatnam district reported one fresh Covid-19 fatality.