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VIJAYAWADA: Delay in updating of knowledge concerning Covid constructive circumstances, assessments and recoveries on account of technical glitches is resulting in contradictory projections of the district-wise positivity fee by the state and the Centre. Within the Covid dashboard of the Union Ministry of Well being, the positivity fee of six districts of Andhra Pradesh for the interval between June 25 and July 1 was reported to be over 10 per cent every, and between 5 and 10 per cent in one other six districts. Solely Kurnool had lower than 5 per cent positivity fee. That is in contradiction to what the state authorities had mentioned whereas extending curfew rest hours lately.
The state well being division mentioned solely 5 districts — Chittoor, Prakasam, Krishna, West Godavari, and East Godavari — had a positivity fee of over 5 per cent, and the determine within the remaining eight districts was underneath 5 per cent. Well being commissioner Katamaneni Bhaskar mentioned some Covid-19 circumstances from earlier weeks had been up to date later on account of server points. “We’re rectifying the identical.”
In keeping with the Centre’s Covid dashboard, the weekly positivity fee in East Godavari was 16.10 per cent, 12.2 per cent in Visakhapatnam, 11.68 per cent in Chittoor, 11.06 per cent in Prakasam, 10.54 per cent in West Godavari, 10.22 per cent in Nellore, 9.61 per cent in Guntur, 9.25 per cent in Krishna, 8.49 per cent in Kadapa, 7.08 per cent in Anantapur, 6.92 per cent in Vizianagaram, 6.01 per cent in Srikakulam and three.67 per cent in Kurnool.
As per the information offered by the State Command Management Room (Covid-19), the common positivity fee for the mentioned interval didn’t exceed 5 per cent within the state, and not less than 70 per cent of the districts within the state ought to have a positivity fee of beneath 5 per cent to get that determine. As an example, Srikakulam had the bottom each day positivity fee of 0.13 per cent on June 28 and the best of two.56 per cent on June 27. Even when the weekly positivity fee is calculated it’s lower than 5 per cent, whereas it was projected as 6.01 per cent within the Centre’s Covid dashboard.
Equally, Guntur had the bottom and highest each day positivity charges of two.72 per cent and 4.58 per cent final week ending Thursday. Nonetheless, the central authorities’s dashboard confirmed that the weekly positivity fee was 9.61 per cent. The state well being officers mentioned the explanation for the distinction within the figures may solely be that within the central database info pertaining to the circumstances, assessments and restoration of the earlier weeks had been up to date later on account of a database error.