On the 27th of October, the Andhra Pradesh Health Department released media bulletin and updated about the Novel Coronavirus or COVID-19.
According to the bulletin, the tally in Andhra Pradesh rose to 8,11,825 with 2,901 more cases.
Nearly 4,352 people got discharged in 24 hours, taking the total recoveries to 7,77,900.
The number of active cases in the state now is 27,300, and 6,625 deceased.
West Godavari, one of the worst hit in the State with 555 new cases, followed by East Godavari with 464, Krishna with 411 new cases and Guntur with 385.
Other districts with the remaining cases were Chittoor 272, Prakasam and Anantapur 153 each, Kadapa 127 and Visakhapatnam 106 more cases. SPS Nellore (76), Srikakulam (73), Vizianagaram (71) and Kurnool (55) reported new cases of less than 100 each.
In terms of active cases, SPS Nellore has the lowest 262, followed by Vizianagaram 345 and Kurnool 519.
All other districts in the state have more than 1,000 active cases each, with East Godavari having the highest 4,931 and West 3,923. After 76.96 lakh sample tests, the overall infection positivity rate in the state slipped to 10.55 percent while the recovery rate rose to 95.82 percent. The case mortality rate remained stable at 0.82 percent, according to the bulletin.
Stay tuned for further updates.