Maharashtra recorded 9,170 recent coronavirus instances within the final 24 hours, 13% increased than yesterday. There have been additionally 7 Covid-related deaths within the state within the final 24 hours.
The full case tally within the state has gone as much as 66,87,991. The dying rely of the pandemic has elevated to 1,41,533.
The state, which witnessed a dramatic rise in coronavirus instances within the final 11 days of 2021, additionally recorded six new Omicron variant infections, all from Pune.
Mumbai and Pune have seen essentially the most variety of Covid infections, which is in the end spreading to different locations within the state, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar stated right this moment.
On Friday, Mumbai alone had reported 5,631 new COVID-19 instances, virtually 2,000 greater than Thursday, which took the caseload within the metropolis on the final day of the yr to 7,85,110.
Mumbai had reported 1,377 instances on Tuesday, 2,510 on Wednesday and three,671 on Thursday, with Friday’s rely being the best for the reason that 5,888 instances witnessed on April 24 this yr through the second wave.
Town added 22,229 instances in December, 3 times greater than 6,971 detected in November.
In the meantime, India reported 22,775 new COVID-19 instances and 406 deaths within the final 24 hours, knowledgeable the Ministry of Well being and Household Welfare on Saturday.