Biggest One-Day Spike of 49,447 COVID Cases in Maha, 9k in Mumbai

Twenty-seven fatalities in the last 24 hours increased the death toll in the city to 11,751.

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A health worker collects nasal sample from a passenger for COVID-19 test, at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj terminus in Mumbai.

The COVID-19 havoc continued for the third consecutive day as Maharashtra and Mumbai reported record high infections on Saturday, 3 April, according to the health officials.

With 9,090 fresh COVID-19 cases, Mumbai reported the biggest spike since the outbreak of the pandemic, the city’s civic body said in a report. The state, too, saw a record single-day spike of 49,447 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours.

Twenty-seven fatalities increased the death toll in the city to 11,751. The city recorded 5,322 recoveries taking the number of recovered people to 3,66,365. The recovery rate has fallen to 83 percent. This is the highest daily death toll the city has reported since December 2020.

Maharashtra recorded 47,827 new infections on Friday, up from the previous high of 43,183 new cases registered on Thursday.

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