Visakhapatnam

414 new COVID cases take Visakhapatnam district tally to 3,051

People undergoing tests at the ENT hospital in Visakhapatnam on Friday.   | Photo Credit: K.R. Deepak

For the first time this year, the number of active COVID-19 cases crossed the 3,000-mark in the Visakhapatnam district on Tuesday.

With the district recording 414 new cases in the last 24 hours, which is also the highest daily tally for the last six months, the number of cases has gone up to 66,088. The active cases have increased to 3,051.

The district also recorded one death, taking the toll to 560, since the outbreak of the pandemic.

The number of persons discharged in the last 24 hours was 208, taking the total discharges to 62,477.

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