Nine COVID-19 patients die in Nallasopara: policePTI | Palghar | Updated: 13-04-2021 00:27 IST | Created: 13-04-2021 00:26 IST
He said a large number of people gathered at the hospitals as the rumour spread that the deaths were caused due to the shortage of medical oxygen.
While seven patients, including two women, died at a hospital, two patients died at another hospital, he added.
Police personnel were deployed in large numbers to prevent any untoward incident, the official said.
No medical officer from the Vasai Virar Municipal Corporation (VVMC) or any other senior official was available for comments.
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