Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh):
Amid a surge in coronavirus circumstances throughout the nation, 59 college students of Andhra University College of Engineering examined constructive for the virus.
Earlier immediately, District collector Vinay Chand reviewed the scenario of Covid circumstances with Andhra Medical College (AMC) principal Sudhakar and District medical and well being officer Dr P Suryanarayana in Andhra University.
Mr Suryanarayana informed ANI, “On Friday, 59 Andhra University Engineering College students who live in hostels tested positive. After a student tested positive, the health officials collected samples of 850 students, of which 59 tested positive.”
“An asymptomatic student was living in the University’s hostel. After he tested positive, the health officials collected samples of 850 students, of which 450 results came out by the evening. Of them, 59 tested positive. Andhra University authorities, with the help of medical personnel, created two hostel blocks for isolation and four blocks for quarantine,” he mentioned.
Today, Andhra Pradesh reported 947 new COVID-19 circumstances, taking the entire variety of circumstances to eight,97,810.
India recorded 62,258 new COVID-19 circumstances, 30,386 recoveries, and 291 deaths within the final 24 hours, as per the Union Health Ministry on Saturday. With this, the entire circumstances within the nation mounted to 1,19,08,910 together with 4,52,647 lively circumstances and 1,12,95,023 recoveries. The dying rely has gone as much as 1,61,240.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), as many as 11,64,915 samples had been examined on March 24.
A complete of 5,81,09,773 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered to date within the nation.