Maharashtra Coronavirus News HIGHLIGHTS: The number of Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra reached 16,32,544 after 7,347 people were detected with the infection on Friday, while 184 deaths in the last 24 hours took the toll to 43,015.
Meanwhile, with 48 deaths in last 24-hrs, Mumbai’s coronavirus death toll also crossed the 10,000 marks Friday evening. Nearly 1500 new infections were also recorded, taking the city’s Covid count to 2.48 lakhs.
In other news from Mumbai, the Indian Railways has allowed woman commuters to travel in suburban local trains from Wednesday. The state government is considering allowing the resumption of local train services for all in Mumbai. “We will take a decision on starting suburban train services for all in the next couple of days. We have held discussions with various stakeholders. Residents will get relief on this front soon,” Relief and Rehabilitation Minister Vijay Waddetiwar said.