Visakhapatnam’s active cases cross the 2,000-mark
The district recorded 290 new COVID-19 infections in the final 24 hours, taking the whole caseload to 64,139 as of Thursday morning.
With the dying of yet one more particular person on account of COVID-19, the dying toll rose to 554 in the district. This was the eighth dying reported this month.
For the first time since the first week of November 2020, active cases in the district breached the 2,000-mark and stand at 2,082. On March 1, 2020, the variety of active cases in the district stood at solely 24. But inside a span of about 40 days, they rose to 2,082.
With the discharge of 109 extra individuals who had been affected by COVID-19, the whole variety of recoveries has elevated to 61,503.
From April 1 until date, the district has reported 1,800 new COVID-19 cases. On a mean, 225 new cases per day and one dying has been reported day-after-day.
Health Department officers are on their toes on account of the steep rise in cases. Nearly 7,500 assessments are being carried out in the metropolis day-after-day, they mentioned.
The metropolis and district police are conducting consciousness drives urging the public to put on face masks at main junctions.