Up to 858 people tried
was positive for the coronavirus, while 48 died due to infection in Nashik district in Maharashtra on Saturday, an official said.
With that, the count of infections in the district increased to 3,884,784 and the toll reached 4,637, the official said.
The count of recoveries in the district rose to 3,699,652, after 2,302 people were discharged from various hospitals during the day, he said.
With the addition of 13,743 swab samples tested during the day, the total number of tests conducted in the district is 16,221,513, the official added.
Meanwhile, state food and civil supplies minister Chhagan Bhujbal said on Saturday that the district will get 37 metric tons of oxygen a day from 40 oxygen plants, which are being installed in the district.
The minister was speaking at the inauguration of an oxygen plant at the civilian hospital here.
“Oxygen plants, which reach all subdistrict hospitals, will have the capacity to generate 125 cylinders per day and those that will be installed in rural hospitals will fill 60 to 70 cylinders per day,” said Bhujbal, who also he is the guardian minister of the district.
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