Coronavirus cases in Maharashtra breach 10,000 mark
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Number of coronavirus cases in Maharashtra, the worst affected state in the country by deadly Covid-19 outbreak, crossed 10 thousand mark on Thursday. 583 new cases were detected and by Thursday evening, the number of infections rose up to 10,498 The cumulative death toll has reached 459. This includes 27 deaths that were recorded today.

Mumbai remains the worst-hit city in the state. The city alone accounts for 70 percent of total positive cases. By Thursday, there were 7061 coronavirus cases in Mumbai. The death toll in Mumbai is 290.

25 new cases were detected in Dharavi, the largest slum in the city. The death toll in Dharavi 18. The spread of Coronavirus in Dharavi is a matter of concern and an uncontrolled spread of the virus may invite a catastrophic situation. About 7.5 lakh people stay in Dharavi slums in extremely unhygienic conditions. To tackle the situation in Dharavi and in Mumbai, authorities are setting up a quarantine centre at Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC). The location is close to Dharavi slums.

Here are the latest Covid-19 case from across Maharashtra

District/ CityPositive casesDeathsDischarged
Mumbai70612901092
Thane94316172
Palghar169446
Raigad71324
Nashik197126
Ahmednagar42223
Dhule2530
Jalgaon4091
Nandurbar1110
Pune124888248
Solapur9960
Satara3229
Kolhapur1404
Sangli29125
Sindhudurg201
Ratnagiri815
Aurangabad131722
Jalna201
Hingoli1501
Parbhani201
Latur1218
Osmanabad303
Beed101
Nanded300
Akola 3918
Amravati2874
Yavatmal79010
Buldhana21117
Washim201
Nagpur139237
Bhandara100
Gondia101
Chandrapur202

 

 

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