AP: 163 Students in Rajahmundry College Test Positive For COVID

23 Mar, 2021 10:04 IST|Sakshi Post

The number of Coronavirus cases is increasing by the day across India and Andhra Pradesh is no exception despite all the stringent precautionary measures taken by the government. Recently, a total of 163 students from the same college in Rajahmundry tested positive for Covid-19. While 13 of the10 cases were registered in the last two days, 140 people are said to have been contracted with the virus on Monday.

DMHO Gowriswara Rao said, "So far Corona tests, have been conducted on about 700 students. Those who tested positive have been put under isolation and the area has been marked as containment zone. Students whose reports showed negative for presence of infection have been shifted to another hostel."

In Andhra Pradesh, 310 new corona cases were reported on Monday. Around 35,375 people have undergone Corona diagnostic tests. The COVID-19 table now shows a total of 8,94,044 positive cases, 8,84,471 recoveries, and 7,191 deaths, according to the latest bulletin released by the health department. The active cases in the state fell to 2,382 with 114 people recovering from coronavirus in a single day.

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