Maharashtra, Mumbai, Pune Coronavirus News: The number of new coronavirus cases crossed the 10,000 mark in Nashik on Tuesday to reach 10,064 total cases in the district.
Maharashtra’s COVID-19 tally rose to 3,27,031 on Tuesday with the addition of 8,369 new cases, the state health department said. With 246 new deaths in a day, the state’s fatality count increased to 12,276, the department said.
Mumbai currently has a caseload of 1,03,262 with the addition of 995 new cases, while the death toll increased to 5,814 after 62 more patients succumbed to the infection, the city’s civic body said. Pune district on the other hand touched 56,416 after 2,403 people tested positive in the last 24 hours. The death toll increased by 55 during this period to reach 1,442.
Meanwhile, Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray Monday highlighted how the World Health Organisation has taken note of coronavirus situation and handling in the “densely-populated Mumbai” and so did the newspaper “ Washington Post” which has praised their efforts for the same. “We have contained the spread of the novel coronavirus. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has taken note of it, The Washington Post, too, has praised it. But our test is still not over. All machineries should be alert to bring the graph of cases down and not remain off-guard,”an official quoting Thackeray said.