AP COVID-19 Update June 2: No Deaths In 24 Hours, Cases At 3,200

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VIJAYAWADA: In a good sign, no deaths were reported from Andhra Pradesh in the last 24 hours. With 82 new cases, the COVID-19 tally in the state rose to 3,200 on Tuesday morning.

A total of 12,613 samples in the state were tested in the last 24 hours, and 82 tested positive, according to the media bulletin issued by the State Command Control Room on Tuesday morning.

The number of patients discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours stood at 40, taking the sum total to 2,209.

The death toll in the state remains unchanged at 64 and there are 927 active cases in the state.

The cumulative positive cases reported from foreign returnees stood at 112, while those from other states stood at 479, the bulletin read.

In terms of number of samples tested, Andhra Pradesh Andhra continues to be on top among the states with regard to testing of samples per million people. The state is testing 7,410 samples per million on average while the national average stands at 2,859. Tamil Nadu occupies second position with 6,537 tests per million and Rajasthan in third position with 5,512 tests per million.

In other parameters too, Andhra pradesh performs better. The positivity rate stands at 0.96 per cent as against 4.96 per cent at the national level, recovery rate  of 63.49 per cent as against the national average of 48.51 per cent. The mortality rate stands at 1.69 per cent while it is 2.84 per cent at the national level.

India has so far reported 1,98,706 coronavirus cases after a daily jump of 8,171 new infections on Tuesday, according to the union health ministry update. The death toll rose by 204 to 5,598. India is now the seventh most-affected country in the world.

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