Amaravati, Dec 3 (PTI): Andhra Pradeshs COVID-19 tally rose to 8,70,076 as 664 fresh cases were reported in the 24 hours ending 9 am on Thursday.
According to government data, 1.02 crore sample tests were completed so far, at the rate of 1,91,568 per million population, yielding an overall infection positivity rate of 8.51 per cent.
The recovery rate improved to 98.42 per cent while the mortality rate remained stable at 0.81 per cent.
The latest bulletin said 835 patients had recovered from the infection while 11 more succumbed during the period.
The state now has 6,742 active cases after 8,56,320 recoveries and 7,014 deaths.
Krishna and Chittoor districts each reported 105 new cases of coronavirus while four districts added between 50 and 75 cases each.
The remaining seven districts saw the addition of less than 50 new cases each.
Chittoor and Krishna districts also reported two fresh Covid-19 fatalities each while seven districts added one death each to their tally.PTI DBV BN WELCOME BN WELCOME