As many as 286 new cases of COVID-19 were detected in Maharashtra, taking the tally beyond the 3,200-mark on Thursday, while the fatality count inched towards the 200-level with seven more deaths, most of them senior citizens, said a state health official.
With the detection of fresh cases in the last 24 hours, Maharashtra
has so far reported 3,202 coronavirus
cases, the highest for a state in the country, while the death toll is now 194, he added.
“Of the seven deaths, four were from Pune
and three from Mumbai.
Six of the deceased persons had high risk co-morbidities such as diabetes, hypertension, asthma and heart disease.
city has 2,073 cases and 117 deaths followed by Pune
city, which has reported 419 cases and 44 deaths,” he said.