Maharashtra, the worst hit state by the coronavirus pandemic within the nation, crossed the three lakh-mark at this time whereas its capital Mumbai crossed the grim milestone of 1 lakh circumstances with an addition of 1,186 new sufferers within the final 24 hours, the state well being division mentioned.
The state’s total tally has now shot as much as 3,00,937 with 8,348 new circumstances, it mentioned. The complete variety of the fatalities has risen to 11,596 with 144 sufferers succumbing to the an infection, together with 86 COVID-related deaths within the Mumbai Metropolitan Region.
Maharashtra now has 1,26,926 energetic circumstances whereas the full variety of sufferers cured of the illness stood at 1,65,665.
Maharashtra’s restoration fee now stands at 55.05 per cent whereas the mortality fee is at 3.85 per cent.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday reiterated that that non secular, social and political gatherings will stay prohibited within the state in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Chief Minister’s assertion got here forward of the Bakri Eid and Ganesh festivals.
The Shiv Sena boss, in a digital assembly with collectors and municipal commissioners, additionally known as for replication of the Dharavi mannequin elsewhere within the state to stem the unfold of the virus.
“Care should be taken to ensure that new containment zones do not get created,” he mentioned.
Last week, the World Health Organisation had praised the Mumbai civic physique’s efforts to comprise the unfold of the coronavirus unfold in Dharavi, a serious slum pocket in Mumbai.