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81 new coronavirus cases reported in AP in last 24 hours

81 new coronavirus cases reported in AP in last 24 hours
Amaravati, Apr 26 (): The spurt in coronavirus casesin Andhra Pradesh continued unabated as 81 more were added inthe last 24 hours, taking the overall tally to 1,097 onSunday.

This is the largest spike in number of cases in a singleday in the state so far. While no new deaths due to COVID-19 were reported, 60patients got discharged from hospitals in different districtsof the state, a government bulletin said.

Fifty two fresh cases were registered in Krishnadistrict alone, the bulk of them in Vijayawada city.

Krishna, though number three in the state behind Kurnooland Guntur districts, now has a total of 177 cases.

As many as 93 COVID-19 cases were added in Krishnadistrict in the last three days.

West Godavari district too witnessed a rise in cases by12, increasing its overall count to 51.

Kurnool's tally rose to 279 with the addition of fourwhile Guntur had 214, including three fresh cases.

Kurnool also saw the recovery of 24 patients in the last24 hours ending 9 AM on Sunday.

In SPS Nellore district, 15 patients were discharged and11 in neighbouring Prakasam.

In all 231 coronavirus patients have recovered and beendischarged from hospitals in different districts.

As the toll remained unchanged at 31, the number ofactive cases stood at 835, the bulletin said. DBV APRRAVINDRANATH APRRAVINDRANATH



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