Maharashtra on Thursday recorded highest single-day novel coronavirus cases, pushing the Covid-19 case count in the state beyond 1.4 lakh since the outbreak.
The total number of confirmed virus patients have rose to 1,47,741 after 4,841 more patients tested positive in the state in the last 24 hours, according to authorities.
Along with that, the death toll also increased to 6,931 as 192 more virus-related fatalities were reported in the state since Wednesday, they added. The death rate is at 4.69%.
Active cases in the state now stands at 63,342 while 77,453 patients have been discharged from the hospitals after successfully recovering from the virus. These recoveries also include 3,661 patients getting discharged today
Of these cases, 11 new virus cases were recorded in Mumbai’s slum colony Dharavi, taking tally to 2,210. However, no fresh death was reported today, said state civc body’s official.