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One dies of COVID-19 in AP, 68 fresh cases reported

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Press Trust of India  |  Amaravati (AP) 

One person died of

coronavirus in Andhra Predesh, where 68 fresh cases were confirmed, taking the total number of infections in the state to 2,557, a bulletin from the government said on Wednesday.

The lone death was reported in Kurnool, taking the toll in the state to 53.

Of the fresh cases in the past 24 hours ending 9 AM on Tuesday, 10 were linked to the Koyambedu market in Chennai, the bulletin said.

Samples of 9159 people were tested and 43 have been discharged from various hospitals after treatment, taking the cumulative recoveries to 1639.

The number of active patients are now at 715.

Cumulative positive cases from other states stood at 153 with 128 active cases, it added.

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First Published: Wed, May 20 2020. 11:56 IST