2,116 patients receiving treatment in 56 hospitals
Even as the COVID cases continue to rise, the district on Tuesday ran out of all ICU beds in its 56 government and private hospitals authorised to treat COVID patients. The district has 217 ICU beds earmarked for COVID patients. For the second time this month, Anantapur district surpassed 2,000 cases in a span of 24 hours. Out of 8,683 samples tested, 2,168 returned positive taking the active case tally to 11,755. Of them, 2,116 are receiving treatment in hospitals, 673 in COVID Care Centres and the rest are in home isolation.