Vizag records 29 cases in the last 24 hours, toll reaches 382


Visakhapatnam district has reported 29 Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours. The district total stands at 382 cases. It is the highest one day rise that the district has seen.

With the influx of new cases, the authorities have stated that 104 areas in the district have been demarcated as containment clusters. 5 new containment clusters have popped up – Zone-II East Point Colony, Zone IV Vuda Colony Madhavadhara, Bheemili Zone Yeguva Peta, Kotavuratla Mandalam Annavaram, and Zone IV Appanna Palem. While 31 of these have been marked off as very active clusters, 38 are marked active and 10 are considered to be dormant. The denotified clusters have increased to 25.

200 patients are currently undergoing treatment in the district, with 181 people recovered and discharged. Andhra Pradesh, on Friday, reported 465 new COVID-19 cases as the overall state count increased to 7,961. 3905 individuals have been discharged while 3960 patients are currently undergoing treatment in the state.

Inputs from Yukta Baid


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