For the third consecutive day on Friday, Maharashtra recorded over 8,000 fresh Covid-19 infections in the final 24 hours, the best in the nation. With 8,333 new cases, the variety of whole cases in the state stood at 2,138,154. Out of those fresh cases, Mumbai reported 1,035 Covid-19 infections on Friday. Though the variety of fresh infections reported on Friday recorded a slight dip from Thursday’s numbers, the general Covid-19 scenario stays extreme in the state.
On Thursday, 8,702 new Covid-19 cases had been reported all throughout the state and Mumbai metropolis alone witnessed 1,145 cases.
A complete of 48 deaths have been reported in the state, together with three from Mumbai.
Since the second week of February, the state is reporting an uptick in the variety of each day infections, with mutant strains being reported from districts like Amravati. Restrictions have been imposed in the districts whereas surveillance has been strengthened in Mumbai. Districts together with Satara, Nagpur, Pune, Jalna, Latur have imposed restrictions. Amravati is beneath a week-long lockdown and a 10-day lockdown until February 28 is happening in Yavatmal.
Other districts of Maharashtra have imposed journey restriction from the Vidarbha area in an try and comprise the spike. Schools, schools, temples have been shut in many areas. Political, cultural gatherings have been banned in the complete state from February 22.