Vijayawada, May 18 : Andhra Pradesh has reported 52 new Coronavirus positive cases since the last 24 hours taking the total number of cases to 2,282. A health bulletin here on Monday said 9,713 samples of persons were tested from 9 am on Sunday to 9 am this morning and among them, 52 persons were tested positive for COVID-19. Of the 52 new positive cases, 15 each were reported in Krishna and Chittoor districts, 7 in Nellore district, 5 in East Godavari district, 4 in Kurnool district, 2 each in Kadapa and West Godavari districts and 1 each in Visakhapatnam and Vizianagaram districts.
No patient died during the last 24 hours in the state and the death roll remains at 50. So far 1,527 patients have been discharged from hospitals as they had completely recovered and 705 persons were undergoing treatment in different hospitals in the state, the bulletin said. Out of the total 2,282 positive cases, 1885 cases were reported in six districts in the state with Kurnool reported (615) cases , Guntur (417), Kurnool (382), Chittoor (192), Nellore (157) and Anantapur (122). (UNI)