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YCP Tirupati MP dies during Covid treatment

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Balli Durga Prasada Rao, YSRCP Tirupati MP, passed away in a Chennai hospital. The MP was receiving treatment for the Coronavirus infection when the end came. He succumbed immediately before the doctors could give help.

Durga Prasada Rao in fact entered politics with the encouragement from Chandrababu Naidu. He was one of the few politicians who became MLAs at the age of 26. He was originally a lawyer by profession. He also served as a Minister in the Chandrababu Naidu Cabinet at one time.

In 2019 election, Durga Prasada Rao switched loyalty to the YSRCP and contested from Tirupati MP seat. He hails from Bhimavaram village near Nayudupeta town in Nellore district. He represented Gudur assembly constituency in the past.

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Saptagir all set to manufacture ‘Remdesivir’

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Hyderabad-based Saptagir Laboratories on Monday announced that it has signed an exclusive agreement with Jubilant Generics to manufacture intermediates and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient for intravenous administered drug ‘Remdesivir’ used in Covid-19 treatment.

The drug will be produced at its Hyderabad WHO-GMP certified sterile drug product manufacturing plant acquired at an investment of Rs 75 crore.

Remdesivir is an experimental antiviral drug developed by Gilead Sciences, Inc. as a course of treatment for Covid-19. Gilead entered into a non-exclusive licensing agreement with Jubilant Life Sciences for distribution to 127 countries. Following this, Jubilant Life Sciences through its subsidiary Jubilant Generics has entered an exclusive agreement with Saptagir Laboratories to manufacture Remdesivir.

Currently, Remdesivir is the only drug that has received an emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration, and has been approved for emergency use in countries such as Singapore, The USA and India, as well as permitted for use in severe cases in Japan, the EU, and Australia, for the treatment of Covid-19.

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AP govt launches plasma donation campaign

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The Andhra Pradesh government has launched a plasma donation campaign.

The government launched the campaign by luring donors with Rs 5,000 cash reward for Plasma donations.

According to estimates, over 37,000 people are eligible for plasma donation in the state. The database of eligible donors is prepared and is currently being shared to the blood banks which have the facility to take the plasma and store it.

The health department call center will call the COVID-19 recovered patients and tell them about the plasma donation program and convince them to donate plasma.
The government is spending Rs 15 crore on a daily basis for Covid arrangements including food, lodging, medicines and tests.

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AP Coronavirus cases cross 5 lakh mark

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The Coronavirus epidemic is continuing its rampage in Andhra Pradesh. The overall virus positive cases reported till today crossed the 5 lakh mark. In past 24 hours, over 8,368 new cases were reported. This has taken the overall infections in the State to 5.06 lakh.

The Government’s health bulletin says that 58,187 fresh virus tests were conducted on the suspected people in the state in the past 24 hours. In the recent few weeks, the daily cases were crossing 10,000. But on Sunday, lesser number of tests were held which eventually led to just 8,000 cases reported in the past 24 hours.

The deaths reported on Monday came to about 70. Till today, the overall death toll in Coronavirus pandemic in AP totalled 4,485. Nearly 10,000 patients were successfully cured and discharged from the Covid hospitals in the past 24 hours. Of the total 5.06 lakh reported virus infections so far in Andhra Pradesh, about 4.04 lakh patients were fully recovered from the disease. About 97,000 patients were still taking treatment at different hospitals.

Already, AP overtook Tamil Nadu and came to the second worst hit position among States in the country. Maharastra is still leading with far greater number of infections and also high daily rate.

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Harish Rao tests Covid19 positive

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Fimance Minister T Harish Rao on Saturday tested positive for Covid19.

Harish Rao confirmed this on his Twitter account . “On getting initial symptoms of coronavirus, I got the test done and the report came back positive. My health is fine. In request that all those who have come in contact with me in the last few days, please isolate yourself and get covid test done,” Harish Rao tweeted.

Harish Rao will not attend the Assembly session which are scheduled to be held from September 7.

Several TRS leaders have tested positive for Covid19 in the recent time. More than 10 TRS leaders, including MLAs were tested positive and all have recovered. Harish Rao is the first among the ministers to test positive. Earlier, Assembly deputy speaker T Padma Rao was tested positive. Home Minister Mahamood Ali, MLAs Muthireddy Yadagir Reddy, Bajireddy Govardhan and a host other top TRS leaders tested positive for Covid-19.

Covid tests must for all Telangana MLAs and Assembly staff

Corona test is mandatory for all MLAs and staff and only those who test negative will be allowed to attend the monsoon session of the state Assembly beginning from September 7.

Legislators, council members, assembly staff, media representatives, ministerial staff, and assembly marshals must undergo corona tests by September 6.

Thermal screenings and rapid tests will be conducted on the Assembly premises. Further, two separate diagnostic centres will be set up on the Assembly and Council premises, exclusively for MLAs and Council members. All legislators will be provided with medical gear such as oximeter, mask and sanitisers.

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CM holds review meet on Covid-19

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Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy Friday held a review meet with the top officials at his camp office in Tadepalli on the COVID-19 situation in the state. Jagan instructed the officials to take stringent action if hospitals fail to implement the Aarogyasri scheme.

The meeting was attended by Deputy CM Alla Nani, Chief Secretary to Government Nilam Sawhney and Special Secretary to the Ministry of Health Jawahar Reddy were present at the review meeting.

He advised the officials to set up help desks at every Aarogyasri hospital to make the services accessible to all. He directed the officials to take immediate action fir any anomalies in implementing Aarogyasri and directed that a help desk be set up in every empaneled hospital.

Andhra Pradesh has recorded 10,392 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Thursday, taking the state’s tally to over 4.5 lakh.

The officials told the CM that there are 37,441 beds at all coronavirus centres. They said that there are 2,462 normal beds, 11,177 oxygen-supported beds and 2,651 ICU beds available for vacancies. Officials briefed the Chief Minister on the temporary appointments in covid‌ hospitals.

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AP hires 1,350 ambulances for Covid patients

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With the state’s Covid-19 graph continued its steep spiral to reach 4,34,77 cases, the Andhra Pradesh government on Tuesday hired over 1,350 ambulances across the state.

With over 4.34 lakh Covid cases, AP is the second-worst affected state in the country after Maharashtra. The number of fatalities in the state stood at 3,969.

Currently, 108 ambulances are operational in each mandal. However, there has been tremendous pressure on ambulance infrastructure in the state with surging Covid-19 cases. To ease the burden, the Andhra Pradesh government has hired 1,350 ambulances. The district administration has been instructed to hire at least two additional ambulances per mandal for transporting Covid positive persons.

The additional ambulances will be used to transport Covid patients from one hospital to another or from their house to a hospital or Covid carecentre. In some mandals, at least 5-6 additional ambulances were hired to transport Covid-19 patients to hospitals. Further, a call centre has also been set up in each mandal.

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Coronavirus scare in Tamannaah’s Family

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The coronavirus is reaching each and every corner of the country. Milky beauty Tamannaah’s parents are tested positive with coronavirus and they are doing fine. Tamannaah also took coronavirus test and the result is negative. The actress said that her parents showed mild symptoms over the weekend after which everyone at their home underwent coronavirus tests immediately.

“We are complying with the precautionary guidelines. The rest of the family members including myself and the staff are tested negative. By the grace of God, they are coping well and all your prayers and blessings will put them on the road to recovery” said Tamannaah. The actress is in plans to return back to work from September. She will be shooting for a show for Aha. Tamannaah also has to complete her portions for Gopichand’s Seetimaar soon.

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SP Balu tested negative with coronavirus is untrue

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Legendary singer SP Balasubramanyam has been tested positive with coronavirus and his health status is currently critical. There are speculations that SP Balasubramanyam is tested negative today and all the national media houses, top websites carried and published the news. SP Balasubramanyam’s son SP Charan issued a statement saying that the news is untrue. He said that SP Balu’s health remains the same and he is on ventilator support.

“There has been a rumor going around that dad has been tested negative for Covid, regardless of whether it’s negative or positive, his health status remains the same clinically. He is still on life support. He is stable, fortunately. We are hoping the stability will help him recover his lungs as early as possible. So, please refrain from rumor-mongering. I will give you an update” said SP Charan through a video byte that is posted on his facebook page.

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AP corona tally at 3,16,003, death toll at 2,906

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The Covid-19 pandemic situation in Andhra Pradesh continues to be alarming. In the last 24 hours, the state has reported 9,742 new cases taking AP’s tally to 3,16,003. In the last 24 hours, 86 Covid-19 patients succumbed to the virus taking the corona death toll to 2,906.

Andhra Pradesh stands third after Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra in the number of corona tests. However, it ranks first in terms of tests per million with a figure of 55,541. The state’s mortality rate is 0.92 percent as against the national average of 1.91 percent.

Chittoor and Nellore districts reported 15 fatalities each, eight in Anantapur district, seven in Guntur district, six each in Prakasam and Srikakulam districts, five each in West Godavari, East Godavari, Visakhapatnam and Vizianagaram districts, four in Kadapa, three in Krishna, and two in Kurnool district.

During the last 24 hours, East Godavari district reported a maximum of 1,399 cases. As many as 1,123 new cases were reported in Anantapur, 919 in West Godavari district, 830 in Chittoor, 835 in Visakhapatnam, 794 in Kurnool, and 755 in Nellore district.

Around 8,061 more patients recovered during the period, taking total recoveries to 2,18,311.

Andhra Pradesh now has 86,725 active cases, with a maximum of 15,767 in East Godavari, followed by 9,348 in Chittoor, 7,787 in Guntur, and 6,952 in Vizianagaram.

Around 57,685 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours. The state has so far tested 30,19,296 samples.

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Covid scare atop Indrakeeladri, 15 +ve and 3 dead

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The Coronavirus threat is increasing menacingly in Vijayawada city limits. The virus infections triggered a scare among the devotees about the Indrakeeladri Kanaka Durga Temple. The temple executive officer has become infected. Till now, nearly 15 staff have tested positive atop the hill temple while three succumbed to the disease. The rise in infections caused a deep fall in the devotees at the temple.

As a result of the rising infections, the temple staff have been bringing pressure on the officials for closing down the temple for darshans till the disease subsides and a vaccine becomes available. On the other hand, the temple committee is unable to take a final decision in view of the financial constraints and the need for getting funds for meeting maintenance costs. The situation at most of the temples is more or less the same. After darshans are allowed amid virus preventive measures, infections increased among the staff and caused a big crisis.

Following the deepening crisis, the Raj Bhavan has decided to cancel the At Home meeting of the Governor which was scheduled for today as part of the Independence Day celebrations. The meeting was traditionally conducted to facilitate the Governor to meet with leaders, officials and others and exchange pleasantries.

The political leaders were also taking part in the I-Day celebrations on online platforms. In view of the physical distance restrictions, the parties and the government departments were taking additional care to stay safe from infections.

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SP Balasubrahmanyam shifted to ICU: Condition Critical

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Legendary singer SP Balasubrahmanyam himself revealed that he is tested positive with coronavirus and he had mild symptoms. As a precautionary measure, SP Balasubrahmanyam got admitted to Chennai’s MGM Hospitals on August 5th. The singer’s health deteriorated and he was shifted to ICU from August 13th night. He is on life support and his condition remains to be critical revealed the hospital authorities. A team of experts is closely monitoring his health and his haemodynamic, clinical parameters are closely monitored informed MGM Hospitals. Wishing SP Balasubrahmanyam a speedy recovery.

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SS Rajamouli and family tested negative for Coronavirus

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The entire Telugu film fraternity was left in shock after the news broke out that top director SS Rajamouli and his family got tested with coronavirus. Right after two weeks of home quarantine, Rajamouli said that they are tested negative and they no longer have any symptoms of coronavirus. Rajamouli who was ready to donate plasma revealed that the doctor said that they will have to wait for three weeks to see if they developed enough antibodies.

The top director is eager to return back to the sets of RRR. Rajamouli and his family are currently relaxing in their farmhouse after the scare of coronavirus is high in Hyderabad. The shoot of RRR will resume early next year as per the update. NTR, Ram Charan are the lead actors of RRR. DVV Danayya is the producer and Alia Bhatt, Olivia Morris are the leading ladies in this periodic action drama.

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After Tirumala, Covid-19 rings alarm bells in Annavaram temple

After Tirumala, growing cases of Covid-19 positive cases have been reported in Sri Veera Venkata Satyanarayana Swamy Temple, popularly known as Annavaram temple. On a single day on Wednesday, at least 50 employees were tested positive for coronavirus, test results of another 200 people is awaited. The swell in the number of Covid-19 cases has sent alarm bells among the officials.

Last Saturday, at least 39 employees working in Annavaram Devasthanam tested positive for Covid -19 as was confirmed by executive officer Vendra Trinatha Rao. Among the 39 employees, at least 10 purohits and two archakas tested positive. Following the alarming rise in corona cases in the temple, darshans have been temporarily suspended till August 23.

In Tirumala, at least 743 staff of the TTD tested positive for the deadly infection and three have succumbed to the virus since 11 June. TTD executive officer Anil Kumar Singhal had confirmed that 743 were tested positive for Covid-19, three employees succumbed, 402 personnel have recovered from infection while 338 people were undergoing treatment at different COVID care facilities.

At least 15 ‘archakas’ working at Tirumala temple tested positive for COVID-19 and were shifted to Tirupati where they were admitted to various hospitals. Honorary chief priest and agama advisor Ramana Dikshitulu had appealed to the TTD to close the shrine to devotees for a few weeks to protect the priests. TTD Pedda Jeeyar Swamy Sri Satagopa Ramanuja Pedda Jeeyangar had recently tested positive for Covid-19 and was shifted to Apollo Hospital in Chennai.

However, TTD Trust Board chairman Y V Subba Reddy on July 16 ruled out suspension of darshans while reacting to Deekshitulu’s tweet. While the Andhra Pradesh government had reimposed complete lockdown till August 15 in Tirupati, the TTD is yet to temporarily suspend Sri Vari ‘darshans’. Tirumala was exempted from complete lockdown despite the fact that several TTD employees, priests, and devotees contracted the virus.

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AP top in Covid-19 tests, Jagan tells Modi

While Andhra Pradesh has emerged as the worst-affected state by coronavirus pandemic in the country, even globally in single-day spikes, Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday claimed that his government’s focused testing strategy to detect COVID-19 cases early was paying dividends.

In a video conference with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Chief Minister claimed that AP has succeeded in keeping the peak positivity rate below 20 per cent and the mortality rate below one per cent. Jagan told the PM that Andhra Pradesh is the only state that has conducted more than 25 lakh tests so far, 49,459 tests being conducted for every 10 lakh population. “We have ramped up testing in clusters. We are conducting more tests in places where there is a possibility of higher positive cases being detected. Around 80 to 90 per cent of tests are being conducted in clusters,” Jagan told the Prime Minister who interacted with the Chief Ministers of 10 states and reviewed the coronavirus COVID-19 situation in the country and further measures required to check its spread.

The state has so far reported 2,35,525 positive cases with 2,116 deaths. Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering (JHU CSSE) study showed that Andhra Pradesh in the last few days has been among the regions with the most new cases globally, next only to the United States and Brazil, and Colombia on some days. “Many of our districts are facing their peak. We have succeeded in keeping the mortality less than one per cent. We have increased testing, early detection and contact tracing. We have employed over two lakh volunteers for the job.

Jagan also informed Modi that Andhra Pradesh has more than 56,000 beds in 138 hospitals (government and private) for COVID-19 patients. “This includes 4,320 ICU and 17,228 with oxygen supply facilities. There are 108 Covid care centers. We have ramped up the oxygen facility to 11,000 from earlier 3286. In the last three months, our government has provided 7,000 beds. We had 443 108 ambulances before the outbreak of the pandemic. Today, we have added 768 to the existing fleet of 108 ambulances. We have filled vacant posts in hospitals. Our government has also filled 5,000 additional posts,” Jagan said in the video-conference with the PM.

After surpassing Delhi and Karnataka Andhra Pradesh is now racing ahead to become the country’s second worst-hit state in terms of coronavirus infections. The state had been reporting the highest single-day surge in the country for nearly a month. In the last 14 days alone, AP reported more than one lakh Covid-19 positive cases.

While the state administration attributes the alarming rise to heightened testing, experts blame it on the callous approach of the AP government in handling the pandemic and its failure to take the warnings seriously early on. Jagan has consistently sought to downplay the public health risk of the burgeoning pandemic while his administration has been slow to respond to the crisis.

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11 die in Covid centre fire at Vijayawada Swarna palace

Over eleven patients died so far in the huge fire at the Covid centre being run at the Swarna Palace Hotel in Vijayawada. The fire broke out due to a short circuit in the early hours of Sunday. There were nearly 40 patients and 10 medical staff at the time of the mishap. The death toll is expected to rise further. This Covid centre is being run by Ramesh Hospital management. Many hotels in the city were converted into Coronavirus centres and handed over to different hospitals.

Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy, Opposition leader Chandrababu Naidu, Home Minister Mekathoti Sucharita and other leaders expressed deep shock at the death of patients. Reports came out that the Covid centre staff gave wrong reports to the government that only 5 patients were taking treatment at Swarna Palace quarantine centre.

Mr. Naidu and former Minister Nara Lokesh demanded that the best medical care be provided to the injured persons. They demanded immediate compensation to the bereaved families who lost their dear ones in the fire.

Two of the eleven deceased persons were women. The injured persons were shifted to other hospitals in over 15 ambulances. Some patients even jumped from the top floors of the building after flames engulfed their rooms.

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AP races to unseat TN in Covid-19 count: Why Jagan is India’s Nero

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After surpassing Delhi and Karnataka Andhra Pradesh is now racing ahead to become the country’s second worst-hit state in terms of coronavirus infections.

In the last 24 hours, AP reported another 10,980 new Covid-19 positive cases taking the total number of cases to 2,14,145.

In an alarming trend, the state is breaking its own daily spike in casualties. In the last 24 hours, 97 covid 19 patients succumbed to the infection taking the toll to 1,939.

On Friday, AP reported 89 new COVID-19 deaths. The 97 deaths reported in the last 24 hours is the highest single-day toll reported so far.

The state has been reporting highest single-day surge in the country for nearly a month. In the last 12 days alone, AP reported more than one lakh Covid-19 positive cases.

If AP continues to report more than 10,000 Covid-19 positive cases every single day, the day is not far when the state could unseat Tamil Nadu to claim the dubious second position in the country’s highest number of infections.

Andhra Pradesh has surged past a host of the states to become the country’s third most afflicted by coronavirus. A spike in cases has seen AP leapfrog Karnataka and Delhi to take third spot in numbers of COVID-19 infections. The state with over five crore people has now officially recorded 2,14,145 cases of COVID-19, more than the Karnataka, Delhi and host of other states. But it is still some distance behind Maharashtra which has had 4,79779 confirmed cases.

With 10,980 new cases, AP’s total number of cases climbed to 2,14,145 while Tamil Naidu’s Covid-19 tally stood at
2,85,024.

The state has 85,486 active Covid-19 patients who are currently taking treatment in various hospitals. The last 24 hours, AP conducted more than 64,000 tests. So far, the state has conducted 24,24,393.

While the state administration attributes the alarming rise to heightened testing, experts blame it on the callous approach of the AP government in handling the pandemic and its failure to take the warnings seriously early on.

Jagan has consistently sought to downplay the public health risk of the burgeoning pandemic while his administration has been slow to respond to the crisis.

While experts have cautioned that corona is different from influenza and that the virus appears to be more contagious and more deadly than the flu, especially because no vaccine is available, Jagan said people should not panic about Covid-19 and should be treated like fever and common cold.

“It not as bad as the seasonal flu. It is like fever. It will go if you take proper care, wear masks, take proper diet and improve your immunity. If you take these steps, you can fight corona,” he had prescribed.

In the days that followed as the Covid-19 situation worsened, Jagan had asked people to “learn to live with the virus” and that it will not be surprising if every single is infected with the virus.

Like Roman emperor Nero, Jagan fiddled with everything else but focus on combating the pandemic.

CMs of different states moved quickly to declare states of emergency and closed schools and non-essential businesses malls, cinema halls as a precautionary measure to contain and tackle the spread of virus.

However, Jagan and his administration was busy fighting legal battles on various policies decisions including English medium on government schools, YSRCP colors on government buildings, removal of Nimmagadda Ramesh Kumar as SEC, creation of three capitals among others.

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Senior Congress leader, 6-time MP Nandi Yelliah succumbs to Covid-19

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Former Congress Lok Sabha MP from Nagarkurnool Nandi Yelliah on Saturday succumbed to Covid-19.

He was recently tested positive for corona virus and was taking treatment for the same.

He was admitted to the Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences on July 29 after he was tested positive for covid-19. However, he died on Saturday. He was 78.

He was a six-time Lok Sabha MP. He also represented Rajya Sabha. Yellaiah started his political journey with the Congress Party and very soon he rose up the ranks in the party. He emerged as a strong leader in a short time.

Earlier, BJP leader and former minister P Manikyala Rao died of coronavirus in a private hospital inVijayawada. He was 59.

Rao, who was elected to Andhra Pradesh Assembly from Tadepalligudem in 2014, served as Endowments Minister in Chandrababu Naidu Cabinet till 2018 and resigned when the two allies snapped ties.

Senior CPM leader and three-term MLA Sunnam Rajaiah had also succumbed to Covid-19 at a hospital in Vijayawada recently

He had represented the Bhadrachalam (ST) assembly constituency in 2019, 2004 in the undivided Andhra Pradesh state and in 2014 in Telangana.

Several YSR Congress legislators have also been infected with the Coronavirus in Andhra Pradesh including Azmath Khan, Balineni Srinivasa Reddy, Vijaysai Reddy, Ambati Rambabu among others and currently undergoing treatment in various private hospitals in Hyderabad.

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AP Covid-19 count breaches 2 lakh mark, 89 deaths in single day

Andhra Pradesh breached the grim milestone of two lakh Covid-19 cases on Friday with the state reporting a staggering 10,171 new cases in the last 24 hours.

The State reported 89 new COVID-19 deaths, the highest single-day toll reported so far. If AP continues to report more than 10,000 Covid-19 positive cases every single day, the day is not far when the state could unseat Tamil Nadu to claim the dubious second position in the country’s highest number of infections. With 10,171 new cases, AP’s total number of cases climbed to 2,06960 while Tamil Naidu’s Covid-19 tally stood at 2,79144. The state had been reporting the highest single-day spikes in the country for the last more than three weeks.

Andhra Pradesh has surged past a host of the states to become the country’s third most afflicted by coronavirus. A spike in cases has seen AP leapfrog Karnataka and Delhi to take third spot in numbers of COVID-19 infections. The state with over five crore people has now officially recorded 2,06960 cases of COVID-19, more than the Karnataka, Delhi and host of other states. But it is still some distance behind Maharashtra which has had 4,79779 confirmed cases.

AP’s daily new case average had been on alarming rise, its hospitalization and death rates have also increased significantly. On Thursday, the state reported 10,398 new cases and 72 deaths. In the last 24 hours, 89 Covid-19 patients succumbed to the virus taking the death toll to 1,842.

The number of active cases continued to be more than recoveries. As many as 8,516 more patients were discharged from COVID hospitals taking the total number of recoveries to 1,12,870, leaving 82,166 active case

Among the 89 casualties reported in the 24 hours, Chittoor accounted for 10 deaths, Anantapur, Guntur, Nellore, West Godavari reported nine deaths each, East Godavari, Kadapa, Prakasam reported seven deaths each, six succumbed in Krishna, Kurnool and Vizag reported five casualties, Srikakulam and Vizianagaram three deaths each.

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Plasma is ‘Sanjeevani’ to combat Covid-19: Chiranjeevi

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Calling plasma as new ‘Sanjeevani’, megastar Chiranjeevi appealed to the patients who have recovered from COVID-19 to voluntarily donate their plasma in order to save the lives of other coronavirus patients.

“Your plasma is new Sanjeevani to save the lives of several Covid-19 patients. So your donation could help save the lives of patients battling this virus. It’s a special gift you can give to the Covid-19 patients,” Chiranjeevi appealed. He was speaking at a function organised by Hyderabad police commissioner Sajjanar to felicitate Covid-19 patients who donated their plasma. Chiranjeevi said such plasma donors are real ‘corona warriors’ apart from doctors, nurses, paramedical staff, sanitation workers.

Chiranjeevi stated that several coronavirus patients in hospitals around the world are being treated with plasma. Chiranjeevi stated that plasma therapy was found to be the most effective for Covid-19 patients.

“Currently, it is the only glimmer of hope until a vaccine against the pandemic arrives. Plasma therapy has no negative impact. There is a 99 percent chance that Covd-19 patients will recover if plasma is given. It takes merely 24 hours to 48 hours for plasma to regenerate in the body. With one plasma donation, at least 30 Covid-19 could benefit,” Chiranjeevi stated.

Chiranjeevi lauded the plasma donors, doctors, para-medical staff, police personnel for the collective fight against the novel coronavirus. He appreciated them for doing a marvelous job in safeguarding the health of the people and ensuring their safety.

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