Maharashtra’s tally had already breached 3 lakh-mark on Saturday. The state of Maharashtra has so far reported 3,10,455 cases. This is the first time that the number of new cases crossed the 9,000-mark in a single day.
On Sunday, 258 more deaths reported in the state from the pandemic. A total of 11,854 deaths have been reported till now.
As per the government’s information, a total of 3,906 patients were discharged in today, taking the number of the recovered cases to 1,69,569.
The state now has 1,29,032 active cases.
Meanwhile, state chief minister Uddhav Thackeray has reiterated that religious, social and political gatherings will remain prohibited in the state in view of the rising infections in view of Eid and Ganesh Chaturthi.
Addressing collectors and municipal commissioners via a virtual meeting, Thackeray called for replication of the Dharavi model at other places in the state to control the coronavirus outbreak.