Aurangabad, Jun 30 (PTI) The number of coronavirus cases rose to 5,565 in Maharashtra's Aurangabad district on Tuesday after 282 more persons tested positive for the infection, an official said.

This included 219 cases from Aurangabad city and 63 from rural parts of the district, he said.

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Four more patients succumbed to the infection, taking the toll to 263, the official said.

Also, 72 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery, taking the count of such cases to 2,741, the official said.

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The number of active patients stood at 2,561, he added. PTI AW RSY RSY 06302258 NNNNapout was convicted on Dec. 22, 2017, of one count of racketeering conspiracy and two counts of wire fraud conspiracy, and he was taken into custody that day. He was sentenced to nine years in prison the following Aug. 29 and the 62-year-old is being held at the low-security Federal Correctional Institution in Miami.

Napout was president of the South American governing body CONMEBOL from August 2014 until December 2015, president of the Paraguayan Football Association from 2007-14 and a member of FIFA's executive committee.

Marin was convicted of three counts of wire fraud conspiracy, two counts of money laundering conspiracy and one count of racketeering conspiracy, charges related to the Copa America, Copa Libertadores and Copa do Brazil.

He was sentenced to four years in prison in August 2018 and left the Allenwood Low Federal Correctional Institution in Pennsylvania on April 2, three days after his request for compassionate release was granted by U.S. District Judge Pamela K. Chen.

Marin turned 88 on May 6.

Marin was governor of São Paulo from May 1982 to March 1983 and was president of the Brazilian Football Confederation from March 2012 to April 2015. He also served as president of the local organizing committee for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

Both were arrested in 2015 while attending FIFA meetings in Zurich. (AP)

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