Andhra Pradesh on Saturday, July 25, 2020, reported 7,813 new corona positive cases and 52 deaths.
With this, AP overtook Karnataka to become the Top-4 worst-hit state in India by coronavirus.
The total number of coronavirus cases in Andhra Pradesh stood at 88,671 cases, according to the health bulletin released by the state government.
Andhra Pradesh has emerged as one of the biggest Covid-19 hotspots in the country in the last two weeks by breaking highest records in corona cases and deaths day after day
With 88,671 positive cases, Andhra Pradesh is only behind Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Delhi in India.
Andhra Pradesh is now inching closer to the grim milestone of 1 lakh Covid-19 cases with the state reporting between 6,000-8,000 each day for the past two weeks.
In an alarming trend, corona deaths also rose for the second straight week in Andhra Pradesh. In the last 24 hours, around 52 people died due to corona taking the total number of deaths to 985.
Another major concern is that the recovery rate in AP has been on the decline. At 50% recovery rate, AP is way below the national average of 63 per cent.
In AP, East Godavari emerged as the hotspot for Covid-19 cases. In the last four days, the district has reported at least 4,000 corona positive cases. In the last 24 hours, East Godavari reported around 1,324 cases with six deaths.
Detailed official corona bulletin issued by AP government can be seen by clicking the below link: