Andhra Pradesh's coronavirus tally rises to 847,977; toll stands at 6,828

East Godavari, Guntur and SPS Nellore saw one more Covid- 19 death each in 24 hours

: The COVID-19 tally in Andhra

Pradesh rose to 8,47,977 on Wednesday with the addition of 1,732 fresh cases.

The latest bulletin for the 24 hours ending 9 am on Wednesday said 14 fresh fatalities took the toll due to the disease to 6,828.

The total recoveries from the infection increased to 8,20,234 after 1,761 more got cured.

The state now has 20,915 active cases, it added.

Guntur on Wednesday became the fourth district in the state to cross the 70,000 mark in overall cases.

Its total positives increased to 70,182 after 195 were added in the last 24 hours.

East Godavari district added 344, Krishna 246, West Godavari 227 and Chittoor 198 cases afresh while eight other districts reported less than 100 new cases each.

Krishna district reported three more coronavirus deaths while Anantapuramu, Chittoor, Visakhapatnam and West Godavari reported two more each.

East Godavari, Guntur and SPS Nellore saw one more Covid- 19 death each in 24 hours, the bulletin added.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Dear Reader,

Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.

We, however, have a request.

As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.

Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.

Digital Editor

Business Standard is now on Telegram.
For insightful reports and views on business, markets, politics and other issues, subscribe to our official Telegram channel