Mumbai: For the second consecutive day this week, Maharashtra recorded the highest single-day corona cases and deaths, at 3,607 and 152, respectively. The state toll currently stands at 97,678 and 3,590 deaths. On Wednesday, there were 3,245 corona cases and 149 fatalities.
Mumbai, in turn, recorded 1,540 new cases and, for the second consecutive day, 97 Covid-19 deaths. With the highest single-day jump for two days running, the total positive count has gone up to 54,085 cases, with 1,954 deaths thus far.
Of the State’s total 97,678 cases, 47,968 are active. As many as 1,561 patients were discharged on Thursday, taking the total number of recoveries till date to 46,078, bringing the recovery rate to a promising 47.18 per cent. On the other hand, the mortality rate too has climbed to 3.67 per cent.