23 April 2020
Corona positive cases are increasing day by day in Andhra Pradesh. Thursday 4/23 recorded highest single day spike in the positive cases. 82 new corona cases were reported as of 5 pm IST. This brings the total to 895. Kurnool had the highest number of Covid-19 cases at 234 confirmed infections followed by Guntur with 195 cases. Two coronavirus deaths were reported in Kurnool district and one in Krishna, taking the overall toll in the state so far to 27. In chittor district, 14 more people were tested positive. A police team comprising Bomb squad SI, One head constable and four constables were tested positive in Srikalahasti.
Even though state is under lockdown from many days, rise in the number of cases is a worry now to the public. Government of Andhra Pradesh officials along with Ministers Alla Nani, Buggana Rajendranath visited Kurnool district and request the people not to panic and made sure to follow social distance and to stay inside.