Concern in Nagar, Nashik and Palghar
Mumbai: The number of affected people in the state has increased to 2.60 per cent. It has been found that the number of affected people has increased mainly in Nagar, Nashik and Palghar.
In the last week of August, the incidence was about 2.40 per cent. However, despite the decline in the number of trials in the second week of September, the incidence has risen to more than 2.60 per cent.
In Pune, the number of affected people has come down to 5.82 per cent. In Ahmednagar, however, it has gone up from five per cent to six per cent. In Nashik, it has increased from 2.80 per cent to 3.86 per cent. The number of victims has decreased in Satara, Sangli, Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri and Osmanabad. But in Palghar, it has gone up by three per cent in the last ten days.
Decrease in tests
In August, two to two and a half lakh tests were being conducted daily in the state. But since September, the number has dropped from 1.5 to 2.5 lakh. During Ganeshotsav, less than 1 lakh 40 thousand tests were done. As a result, the number of new patients found daily has come down to less than three and a half thousand.
The number of patients admitted to the hospital has increased by 14 per cent in the last ten days and currently 24,197 patients are undergoing treatment. This has reduced the number of patients in the intensive care unit. The number of patients on oxygen in the general department has increased slightly.