Mumbai: A health department official said that at least seven new cases of COVID-19 were detected in Maharashtra’s Amravati district, reaching 453.
Besides, nine patients were discharged from COVID-19 hospital in the district, the official said.
He said that 321 out of 453 COVID-19 patients in the district have recovered from the fatal infection.
According to a release from the Office of Civil Surgeons, three members of the Habibnagar-based family tested positive for the infection on Wednesday.
The infected persons were high-risk contacts of a 74-year-old old woman who died earlier this week from COVID-19.
The remaining four cases were reported from Amba Gate, Sabanpura and Badnera cities, in which 60 cases have been registered.
In Badnera, Medical Officer (Sanitation) Dr The municipal health team led by Seema Netam cremated a 58-year-old woman who died on June 21 from COVID-19 as her husband was undergoing treatment for the infection. An official said.
The district has recorded 19 coronovirus deaths so far, while the number of active cases is 113.