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Maharashtra reports 23,179 new cases

Highest spike since September final 12 months; over 4,700 recent cases in Pune; surge of two,377 cases in Mumbai

In its highest single-day leap since September final 12 months, Maharashtra reported 23,179 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday as its energetic cases soared previous the 1.50 lakh mark to achieve 1,52,760.

Just 9,138 sufferers had been discharged within the final 24 hours, with the State’s restoration fee dipping to 91.26%, whereas over 1.20 lakh samples had been examined. With 84 deaths (of which 42 had been recorded within the final 48 hours and the remaining from an precedent days), the toll rose to 53,080. While the case tally has reached 23,70,507. The cumulative recoveries stand at 21,63,391. The State’s case fatality fee has dipped to 2.24%.

“Of 1,78,35,495 laboratory samples tested, 23,70,507 (with the case positivity increasing to 13.29%) have returned positive, with over 1,20,000 samples being tested in the last 24 hours,” stated State Surveillance Officer Dr. Pradeep Awate.

Pune district reported over 4,700 new cases to take its tally to 4,50,043. As per the State Health Department, no deaths had been reported because the toll stayed at 8,158. As per district authorities, the energetic cases have crossed the 24,000 mark, whereas the demise toll is nearing 9,450.

Mumbai reported 2,377 new cases, taking its whole case tally to three,49,974, of which 15,410 are energetic. Eight fatalities took the town’s demise toll to 11,551.

Nagpur district in Vidarbha reported an all-time excessive surge of greater than 3,500 cases as its whole case tally reached 1,82,021, of which 21,496 are energetic. With 16 deaths, its whole demise toll has reached 3,613.

Spike in Aurangabad

Cases continued to pile in Aurangabad in Marathwada, which reported greater than 1,000 new cases to take its whole tally to 62,351, of which 9,621 are energetic. Five deaths took the entire demise toll to 1,311. The Aurangabad district authorities have issued prohibitory orders banning public gatherings until April 4.

Nashik in north Maharashtra reported greater than 2,000 new cases, taking its whole tally to 1,41,946, of which 9,821 are energetic, whereas eight deaths pushed its whole demise toll to 2,106.

After days of comparatively low surges, western Maharashtra, too, reported greater than common spikes: Satara reported 303 new cases and one fatality as the entire case tally rose to 61,309, of which 1,673 are energetic, whereas the entire demise toll has reached 1,861. Sangli reported 118 cases and 0 deaths because the district’s whole case tally reached 52,065, of which solely 897 are energetic. Kolhapur reported 49 cases and no deaths in addition to its tally reached 50,264, of which simply 450 are energetic.

A complete of 6,71,620 individuals throughout the State are in dwelling quarantine and 6,738 are in institutional quarantine services, Dr. Awate stated.

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