Vizag reports double digit figures for five days in a row on Tuesday


Visakhapatnam district has reported 13 Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours making it a case count of double digits for the fifth day in a row. The district total stands at 212 cases.

3 new containment clusters have been identified in the district on Tuesday- Sujatha Nagar, Swatantra Nagar and Pleasant Valley, in addition to the 52 clusters that were announced on Monday. Jalaripeta (One Town), which was an active cluster on Monday, has been moved to the status of very active cluster, moving the count of very active clusters to 30.

The report till Tuesday evening showed that 40,285 samples have been tested for COVID-19 across the Visakhapatnam district. 39,859 samples have turned negative, and the test results of 214 more samples are currently awaited.

111 patients are currently undergoing treatment in the district, with 100 people recovered and discharged. Andhra Pradesh, on Sunday, reported 216 new COVID-19 cases as the overall state count increased to 5,029. 2,775 individuals have been discharged while 2,177 patients are currently undergoing treatment in the state.

Inputs from Yukta Baid

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