The South Coastal Andhra Pradesh continued to reel under the pandemic as ten more persons– six in Prakasam and four in Nellore district succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours.
With 861 fresh cases, the count rose to 8,019 in Nellore district where the toll stood at 42. At least 359 persons were discharged.
Prakasam added 318 new patients taking the tally to 4,891 while the toll mounted to 63. In an alarming rise, the district reported 15 deaths in just a week.
Four new containment clusters were created in the district where 991 persons were being treated in hospitals, 430 were home quarantined and yet another 344 were lodged at COVID-19 Care Centres.
Ongole leads the tally
Ongole had the highest number of 910 cases in the district followed by Kandukur with 389 and Chirala with 383.
Giddalur reoprted 40 fresh cases, followed by Darsi with 24 cases, Addanki with 22 cases, Martur with eight cases and Kurichedu with two new cases.
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