For the first time after Covid 19 second wave hit the state, the weekly Covid-19 case positivity rate has dropped down to below 5% in all districts of the Andhra Pradesh state.Daily new infections have declined to around 2,000 to 3,000 cases per day, down from a high of 24,171 infections on May 16th.
East Godavari, West Godavari,Visakhapatnam and Chittoor continue to record cases despite being like other districts. Godavari districts are challenging officials in the case load.
Despite the lowering of the positivity rate of Covid-19, officials of the health department are preparing to face the anticipated third wave by improving facilities of the hospitals. Officials are concentrating mainly on the paediatric section as per the assumptions of the experts that the third wave may hit children badly.11