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COVID-19: Man dies in Maha's Amravati, death count touches 14

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Press Trust of India  |  Amravati (Maha) 

A 30-year-old man who

tested positive for novel coronavirus on May 16 died on Friday morning in Amravati in Maharashtra, becoming the 14th person in the district to die of the infection, health officials said here.

The man was admitted on May 15 and was on ventilator support for the last five days as his condition steadily deteriorated, an official said.

"The man was from Patipura locality which has seen four cases, including two deaths. Friday's is also the sixth death in COVID-19 hospital here," Civil Surgeon Shyamsunder Nikam told PTI.

"There were two new cases as well on Friday. Amravati now has 141 COVID-19 cases. Masanganj has 21 cases, while lalkhadi has 10," he added.

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First Published: Fri, May 22 2020. 16:23 IST