Vijayawada, Jun 6 : The Coronavirus positive cases have been increasing alarmingly in Andhra Pradesh every day as 161 new cases were reported during the last 24 hours and 73 persons died due to the pandemic so far. According to a health bulletin here on Saturday, 12,771 swab samples of persons were tested from 9 am on Friday to 9 am this morning and of which 161 people were tested positive taking the total number of cases to 3,588 in the state.
However no death of patients has been reported during the last 24 hours. About 2,323 patients have been discharged from various hospitals so far after they had completely recovered and 1,192 patients are still undergoing treatment. The bulletin said the Cumulative positive cases from Foreign Returnees were 131 and of which active cases are 127 while the cumulative positive cases from other states were 741 and the active cases are 467. (UNI)