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Covid-19 active cases reach 100 in Chittoor district

Covid-19 active cases reach 100 in Chittoor district
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Ruia Hospital superintendent Dr T Bharati giving away discharge certificate to Covid patients on their discharge on Sunday.
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Three more cases reported in Srikalahasti taking the town’s tally to 62

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Tirupati: Chittoor district reported four fresh Covid positive cases on Sunday taking the tally to 177 cases. The number of active cases has reached 100 while 77 patients have been cured and discharged. There are 11 more cases in the district having Ajmer links which were mentioned in Rajasthan's quota in the bulletin.

Srikalahasti accounts for three more cases which takes the town's score to 62. These three cases are linked to the youth who was doing CA at Guntur and reached recently. With this, the number of his total contacts has reached to 13. The another case reported on Sunday was from Nagalapuram and was having Koyambedu market links.

District officials have been still trying hard to find out Koyambedu contacts. It was expected that about 1,000 persons might have involved in travelling to Koyambedu regularly. So far 700 of them were identified and police and revenue officials have been searching for the remaining contacts. Till now 77 positive cases have been reported since May 8 having Koyambedu links.

Meanwhile, four Covid patients got discharged from Ruia Hospital on Sunday as they are cured from the disease. Two of them belong to Satyavedu while the other two belongs to Varadaiahpalem and BN Kandriga. Ruia Hospital superintendent Dr T Bharati has given away discharge certificates to these patients. Covid nodal officer Dr S Subba Rao, Dy CSRMO Dr EB Devi and others participated.

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