All the 43 patients who were tested positive for COVID-19 in Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday returned after attending the event at Delhi’s Nizamuddin Markaz, said Chief Minister’s Office, Andhra Pradesh.
With 43 new COVID-19 positive cases, the total number of coronavirus cases in Andhra Pradesh has reached 87, informed the state Nodal Office earlier today.
The 43 new coronavirus positive cases were reported between March 31, 9 pm and April 1, 9 am. A total of 373 samples were tested during this time period and of these samples, 330 were negative and 43 came out to be positive.
The government on Tuesday said that it is committed to identify, isolate and quarantine COVID-19 positive Tabligh Jamaat workers in India post their congregation in Nizamuddin, Delhi.
The Home Ministry shared details of Tabligh Jamaat workers in India with all States after COVID-19 positive cases surfaced in Telangana.
By Sunday, nearly 162 Tabligh Jamaat workers were medically screened and shifted to quarantine facilities.
There has been an increase of 240 COVID-19 cases in the last 12 hours across the country.
The total number of active positive cases has now climbed to 1,637 with 1,466 active cases, 132 recovered and 38 deaths so far according to the latest figures released by the Health Ministry.
(With agency inputs)