80 new COVID-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh

80 new COVID-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh; tally surges to 1,177

Vijayawada: A healthcare worker collects a swab sample of a man for COVID-19 test from the swab collection booth (PTI photo)

Andhra Pradesh Raj Bhavan reported four coronavirus cases while a parliamentarian's family in Kurnool district was said to have at least six patients as 80 new COVID-19 cases were across the state in the last 24 hours, taking the overall tally to 1,177 on Monday.

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While the government bulletin gave only the overall numbers without any other details, official sources revealed that four staff members of Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan were afflicted with the virus.

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A local newspaper quoted the MP as saying that six of his family members, including his 83-year old father, tested positive for coronavirus.

Krishna district reported 33 fresh cases in the last 24 hours, followed by Guntur (23) and Kurnool (13).

The COVID-19 toll remained at 31 while four patients were discharged from hospitals in Chittoor and West Godavari districts.

The total number of discharged is now 235.