Corona: AP sees worst spike in new cases and deaths

Friday, July 31st, 2020, 12:25:58 AM IST


Going by the latest medical bulletin released by the government of Andhra Pradesh, the state saw its worst ever spike in the number of new Covid-19 cases and deaths.

A total of 10,167 Covid-19 positive cases were reported in the state in the last 24 hours and 68 new deaths were recorded.

This is the highest number of cases and deaths recorded in a single day since the onset of Covid-19 pandemic. Also, this is the third day in a row Andhra Pradesh is registering its worst ever spike in new cases and deaths.

No other state in the country reported more cases than Andhra Pradesh in the last 24 hours and that is a worrisome update.

Also, over 70,000 tests were performed in the last 24 hours alone and that is a highly impressive statistic.

Andhra Pradesh has reported 1,30,557 Covid-19 cases till date.