Andhra clocks 3,495 fresh Covid infections


Andhra Pradesh on Sunday reported 3,495 new Covid cases, pushing the tally to 9,25,401, while the state’s active infections climbed to 20,954.

As many as 1,198 persons have recovered in the past 24 hours, taking the state’s total recoveries to 8,97,147.

Chittoor district continued to record the highest number of cases at 719, followed by Guntur with 501 cases, Visakhapatnam 405, Krishna 306, Srikakulam 293, Prakasam 215 and Anantapur 209.

At least nine patients died of coronavirus on Sunday, taking the toll to 7,300.

Meanwhile, 31,719 tests have been conducted across the state in the last 24 hours, health officials said.