Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam district records yet another highest single-day spike of 1,938 cases

People enquiring about their relatives admitted in the COVID ward at VIMS in Visakhapatnam on Sunday.   | Photo Credit: K.R. Deepak

Continuing the trend of increase in COVID-19 cases on a daily basis, as the second wave sweeps the district, the district recorded 1,938 cases in the last 24 hours on Sunday. This is the highest daily tally since the outbreak of the pandemic in March last year, in the district.

With the fresh positive cases, the overall tally of cases recorded in the district stands at 83,576.

The district also recorded eight deaths, highest since the last eight months, taking the total death count to 626.

Meanwhile, 907 persons, who were suffering from the virus, were discharged from hospitals or COVID care centres or have recovered under home isolation. This takes the total recoveries to 70,875.


Our code of editorial values

This article is closed for comments.
Please Email the Editor

Printable version | Jun 16, 2021 8:41:20 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Visakhapatnam/visakhapatnam-district-records-yet-another-highest-single-day-spike-of-1938-cases/article34464592.ece

Next Story