Vijayawada, May 22 : The spike in Coronavirus positive cases continued unabated in Andhra Pradesh as 55 new cases were reported and one patient died taking the death toll to 55. A health bulletin here on Friday said that 8,415 samples of persons were tested from 9 am on Thursday to 9 am this morning and of which 55 people were tested positive taking the total active cases to 2,514.
One patient died of Coronavirus in Krishna district Thursday. So far 1,731 patients have been discharged from hospitals as they had completely recovered and 728 patients are undergoing treatment in different hospitals in the state, the bulletin said. The recovery rate in Andhra Pradesh is 65.84 per cent while the mortality rate is 2.06 per cent, the bulletin added. (UNI)