There was no fresh fatality and the toll remained 1,962. The active cases shot up to 14. Three patients recovered during last twenty-four hours and overall recoveries were 1,63,835.
The Department of Health has examined so far 22,37,576 and found 18,82,349 out of them to be negative, Director of Health G Sriramulu said in a release. He noted that the test positivity rate was 0.89 percent while the fatality and recovery rates remained 1.18 percent and 98.81 percent, respectively.