Maharashtra on Thursday recorded its highest single-day spike in Covid-19 circumstances with 43,183 new infections. Similarly, Mumbai additionally added a report variety of 8,646 new infections. The state’s energetic case rely rose to 366,533, whereas its whole rose to 2,856,163.

Even as Maharashtra continues to report day by day highs, when it comes to new infections and fatalities, well being minister Rajesh Tope stated that the federal government, at this level, doesn’t intend to go for a whole lockdown. Instead, the restrictions will probably be made stricter, the minister stated.

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For a second day straight, the state added over 200 fatalities. Maharashtra noticed 249 deaths—highest in a day since October 17—on Thursday, taking the dying toll to 54,898. Nagpur metropolis had the best deaths with 50 fatalities and 10 from its rural areas. Aurangabad metropolis reported 35 deaths.

Mumbai, in the meantime, added 18 fatalities, pushing its dying toll to 11,708. Mumbai’s energetic case rely rose to 54,807. The state additionally reported recoveries of 32,641 sufferers on Thursday, taking the tally of recovered sufferers to 2,433,368.

In the final 24 hours, the state examined 183,198 samples, and had a positivity fee of 23.57%. The general positivity fee of the state stood at 14.3

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