The incidence of coronavirus continued to rattle south coastal Andhra area with 15 extra persons–11 in Prakasam and 5 in Nellore district, succumbing to the viral illness and 1,126 extra individuals getting contaminated within the final 24 hours.
The demise toll as a result of pandemic rose to 111 in Prakasam district the place 430 extra examined optimistic for the illness, taking the depend to eight,665, in line with a well being bulletin launched by the State authorities on Sunday night time.
In SPSR Nellore district, 696 extra individuals obtained contaminated taking the full variety of optimistic instances to 13,739 whereas the demise toll stood at 95. In the meantime, Prakasam and Nellore noticed 397 and 176 recoveries respectively.
Mattress energy elevated
In view of regular improve in optimistic instances, the mattress energy in two personal hospitals treating COVID-19 sufferers in Ongole was elevated from 50 to 75 every. Solely 797 symptomatic instances have been admitted to the designated hospitals.
Of them, 481 have been put in Intensive Care Models as their situation turned critical. Whereas the opposite 963 sufferers have been admitted to COVID-19 Care Centres and 1,394 asymptomatic instances individuals have been getting therapy at dwelling.
4 108 ambulance drivers, who have been concerned in shifting sufferers from and to hospitals, examined optimistic for the illness.
Ongole accounted for 78 of the 430 contemporary instances. New instances got here from all around the district together with Singarayakonda(17), Inkollu(12), Vetapalem(11), Thurumella(9), Martur (9), Daggubadu(8), Darsi(8), Karamchedu(5), Pamur(5), Ponnalur(5) and Talur(5).