Maharashtra Coronavirus News Highlights: Maharashtra on Sunday reported 5,369 new coronavirus positive cases, which took the state’s infection tally to 16,83,775, the health department said. The death toll crossed the 44,000-mark as 113 patients succumbed to the infection. The fatality count now stands at 44,024, it said.
Out of the total number of cases during the day, 908 were reported in Mumbai, where 25 patients died. With this, the number of positive cases in the metropolis has reached 2,58,405 and fatalities 10,318. Pune district in Maharashtra reported 717 new coronavirus positive cases on Sunday, taking the caseload to 3,24,294, a health official said. With 27 fatalities in the last 24 hours, the death toll in the district reached 7,907, he added.
Meanwhile, Mumbai Police arrested 196 people from a bar and a pub in suburban Andheri in the wee hours of Sunday for allegedly violating the lockdown guidelines, a police official told PTI. Acting on information, the city police’s social service branch raided the bar and the pub located in Sakinaka area of Andheri.