Vijayawada, May 5 : One more Coronavirus positive patient died in Andhra Pradesh taking the total deaths to 34 and 67 fresh positive cases have been reported during the last 24 hours. With fresh positive cases, the total cases in the state has risen to 1,717. A health bulletin here on Tuesday said that 67 new Coronavirus positive cases have been reported from 9 am Monday to 9 am this morning. Of the new 67 positive cases, 25 cases were reported in Kurnool district, 13 cases in Guntur district, 8 cases in Krishna district, 2 cases each in Visakhapatnam, Kadapa and Anantapur districts and 1 case in Nellore district. About 14 persons who belonged to Gujarat State, also tested positive for Coronavirus in the state. As many as 8,263 swab samples of people were tested during the last 24 hours of which 67 persons diagnosed positive for Coronavirus.
One more person died of Coronavirus in Krishna district taking the total deaths to 34 in the state. Out of the 1,717 total positive cases, 516 cases were reported in Kurnool district, 351 cases in Guntur district, 286 cases in Krishna district, 92 cases in Nellore district, 89 cases in Kadapa district, 82 cases in Chittoor district , 80 cases in Anantapur district, 61 cases in Prakasam district, 59 cases in West Godavari district, 45 cases in East Godavari district, 37 cases in Visakhapatnam district and 5 cases in Srikakulam district.
The remaining 14 of the total 1717 positive cases related to persons from Gujarat who had tested positive for COVID-19 in the state. Out of the total cases, 1,153 cases were reported in Kurnool, Guntur and Krishna district alone. About 589 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals in the state so far while 1094 patients are undergoing treatment in the hospitals, the bulletin added. (UNI)