Nashik, May 15: Sixteen new corona positive cases were witnessed in Nashik on Thursday, taking the tally of infected patients in the district to 759 including 33 casualties and 459 recoveries. Out of 89 swab samples examined today, the report of 73 was negative while 16 others tested positive. Of them, 11 were from Malegaon, 2 from Nashik city and 3 from rural parts of the district. In Malegaon, with identification of 11 new patients, the tally of total corona infected cases in city has surged to 593 including 31 causalities and 377 recoveries.
Now, there are 185 active cases in Malegaon, the latest official report said. With every district administration in Nashik division working hard to curb the rising coronavirus cases, 407 patients in five districts of the division have recovered from deadly infectious disease till date. The division consists of Nashik, Ahmednagar, Dhule, Jalgaon and Nandurbar districts, of which Nashik has the highest number of 291 corona recovered patients in the division. (UNI)