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Nagpur sees single-day spike of 3,370 new Covid-19 cases

At least 16 patients died, while 1,216 were discharged from hospitals during the day

Nagpur | Coronavirus

Press Trust of India  |  Nagpur 

Police personnel deployed across Nagpur during the week-long complete lockdown in the city (Photo: ANI)

With a single-day spike of 3,370  cases, the count of infections in Maharashtra's district reached 1,78,756 on Wednesday, a district official said.

At least 16 patients died, while 1,216 were discharged from hospitals during the day, the official said.

Of the 4,505 casualties reported so far, 2,894 were from city and 1,611 were from rural areas and outside the district, he said.

The total number of recoveries in the district has reached 1,53,133, the official said, adding that the region is now left with 21,118 active cases.

With the addition of 15,000 swab samples tested during the day, the total number of tests conducted in the district has risen to 14,14,611.

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First Published: Wed, March 17 2021. 19:42 IST