COVID cases spike in Maharashtra, the highest in nearly four months

Mumbai city reported 1,765 fresh infection cases on Wednesday, up from 1,242 a day ago,

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Maharashtra on Wednesday recorded 2,701 fresh COVID positive cases, the highest in nearly four months, and zero fatality, while the active cases increased to a little less than 10,000, the health department said.

With the fresh cases, the state’s overall infection tally rose to 78,98,815 and death toll to 11,47,866. The active cases stand at 9,806, it said.

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The state had recorded 2,797 fresh cases on February 17 this year. On Tuesday, Maharashtra had reported 1,881 coronavirus cases, a sizable increase compared to 1,036 infections reported the previous day.

Mumbai city reported 1,765 fresh infection cases on Wednesday, up from 1,242 a day ago, officials said.

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