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Maharashtra reports 63,294 new COVID-19 cases, highest one-day spike since the pandemic started

New Delhi: Maharashtra on Sunday reported as many as 63,294 new COVID-19 cases, its highest single-day rise in infection tally since the pandemic began.

A police officer points at people in line at a railway station amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Mumbai, India, April 11, 2021.(Photo/Reuters)

With this, the state’s cumulative caseload mounted to 34,07,245. The state also recorded 349 Covid deaths taking the toll in Maharashtra to 57,987.

According to the state health bulletin, as many as 34,008 people recovered in the state from the disease in the last 24 hours. With this, the total number of recoveries in Maharashtra goes to 27,82,161 so far. However, the active cases of Covid-19 stand at 5,65,587.

Out of the total cases, 91,100 were reported from Mumbai, 74,335 from Thane, and 1,09,590 from Pune.

The state capital Mumbai reported 9,989 new cases.

With 34,008 recoveries in the last 24 hours, the recovery rate in the state is 81.65 per cent.

Earlier in the day, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray held a meeting via video conferencing with the state COVID19 Task Force, discussions regarding various issues including availability of beds, use of Remdesivir, and imposition of restrictions took place, the Chief Minister’s Office informed.

With Agency Inputs

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