Maharashtra, which is battling an enormous coronavirus surge, reported 15,817 contemporary circumstances on Friday. This is the state’s highest single-day tally this yr. 56 individuals died of the sickness within the earlier 24 hours, the state authorities stated in an announcement.
The worst-hit state within the nation had final month reported 6,000 day by day coronavirus circumstances after a lull of three months. Within days, the day by day Covid stage is poised to breach the 16,000-mark.
Maharashtra has the best variety of energetic circumstances within the nation. As on Friday, energetic circumstances stood at 1,10,485 – an increment of over 4,000 since yesterday.
11,344 sufferers have been discharged in a interval of 24 hours, taking the overall of recoveries to 21,17,744, which is 92.79 p.c of whole circumstances reported.
Currently 5,42,693 individuals are in residence quarantine and 4,884 individuals are in institutional quarantine, the assertion learn.
On Thursday, the state reported 14,317 coronavirus circumstances and 57 deaths.
Meanwhile, Mumbai on Friday logged 1,646 coronavirus circumstances and 4 deaths.
Maharashtra is among the many six states which were reporting over 85 p.c of the overall circumstances within the nation. The different 5 states are – Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu.
The Centre on Thursday stated it was “very apprehensive” in regards to the coronavirus scenario in Maharashtra.
On Thursday, the Maharashtra authorities introduced a week-long lockdown in Nagpur, one of many worst-hit districts. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray later indicated that different districts might should face lockdown as properly.
The state’s well being division on Wednesday got here up with a seven- level motion plan, together with testing of shut contacts, quick contact-tracing, mass testing in hot-spots and audit of deaths.