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Maha reports 30,535 COVID-19 cases, highest in day

Source: PTI   -  Edited By: Utkarsh Mishra
March 21, 2021 22:50 IST
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Maharashtra on Sunday reported 30,535 fresh COVID-19 cases, the highest rise in a single day, the state health department said.

 

IMAGE: A health worker takes a nasal sample from a woman for COVID-19 test, at Goregaon Municipal Maternity Home in Mumbai, on Saturday. Photograph: PTI Photo

With this, the state's overall tally of the infections mounted to 24,79,682 while 99 fatalities pushed the toll to 53,399, it said.

The fresh spike in cases came just three days after Maharashtra recorded its highest rise in a single day at 25,833.

The previous highest spike was 24,896 in September 2020.

A statement from the Health department said 11,314 patients were discharged during the day, taking the overall count of recoveries in Maharashtra to 22,14,867.

Mumbai reported 3,779 fresh COVID-19 cases in the day while ten patients succumbed to the viral infection.

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