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Maharashtra’s COVID-19 tally nears 4.7 lakh mark

Maharashtra reported a massive surge of 10,309 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, taking the State’s total case tally to 4,68,265. It also recorded a high fatality surge of 334 deaths, taking the death toll to 16,476. As opposed to the high number of recoveries outweighing the case surge in the last three days, only 6,165 patients were discharged today, taking the total recoveries to 3,05,521. Mumbai casaes increased to 1,19,255 with the addition of 1,125 cases on Wednesday, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.

The death toll due to the pandemic reached 6,588 with the virus claiming 42 lives during the day, it said.

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