Covid19: With new 75 cases, Andhra Pradesh’s tally goes up to 722

Our Bureau Updated on April 20, 2020

With the detection of 75 new cases in the last twenty-four hours, the total number of coronavirus (Covid-19) positive cases in Andhra Pradesh has surged to 722.

According to a government bulletin released on Monday, out of 722 cases, 92 were discharged while 20 succumbed to the sickness even as 610 are under treatment. Samples of 3,775 suspected Covid-19 patients were tested in the last one day, the government said.

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Three deaths, one each in Anantapuram, Krishna and Kurnool districts, were reported taking the total tally of deaths to 20.

Kurnool has the highest number of positive cases at 174 followed by 149 in Guntur and 80 in Krishana district.

The government has appealed to all to download the Arogya Setu app for better protection and personal safety.

Prayers

In view of the Ramzan, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has appealed to all to be safe at home and also offers prayers indoors.

All masjids will be given ₹5,000 each along with the churches and temples through village volunteers, he said while addressing the district collectors and police officials from his residence in Amaravati on Monday.

Published on April 20, 2020