2 new COVID-19 positive cases in AP, total at 10

Amaravati, March 25 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has reported two new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, taking the total number of cases to 10 in the state. The media bulletin released by the state control room of the health department stated that two of the 60 samples tested on March 25 were positive.

Both the persons have been admitted to designated hospitals in Vijayawada and are under observation.

One of the cases is a 22-year-old man who flew in from Washington, USA on March 20 and landed at Delhi on March 21. Following screening at a Delhi government hospital, he was discharged on the morning of March 22 and arrived by air in Vijayawada on the same day. On March 23, he visited the Government General Hospital in Vijayawada and after check-up was kept in isolation.

The other case is a 52-year-old male who stayed at Nizamuddin in Delhi from March 14 and returned to Vijaywada on March 19. He went for a check-up at the Fever Hospital in Vijayawada where he is currently under observation.

The Andhra Pradesh government headed by Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has been implementing a plethora of measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus in the state.



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