With 70 more deaths recorded during the day, Maharashtra's death toll increased to 53,208. The state death rate was 2.20 percent, the recovery rate stood at 90.42 percent, and the number of active cases jumping to 177,560 with the highest figure of patients in Pune, Mumbai and Thane, respectively.
Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Tope on Thursday said that Maharashtra is going towards another COVID-19 pinnacle. "We are pushing toward another top in contaminations of COVID-19 yet there is no compelling reason to freeze. Around 95 of all patients are asymptomatic," Tope said, as per news office.
Maharashtra saw the most elevated flood in day by day Coronavirus rate on Thursday. Interestingly, more than 25,000 individuals tested positive for the novel Covid-19 in a day. With 58 fatalities, the loss of life leaped to 53,138. Out of 58 death rate, 38 happened in last 2 days and 15 somewhat in the last week.
To forestall Covid spread, Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday requested divisional comissioners to guarantee exacting execution from COVID-19 limitations. "Taking into account the most elevated number of cases on Thursday since the outbreak phase of the pandemic a year ago, the locale organization should accelerate contact following and execution of limitations and wellbeing conventions," Thackeray said in a virtual meeting, revealed PTI. The state is in the start of second COVID-19 wave, a central group report had said recently.
Then, Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar on Thursday said that she is thinking about a night time curfew in time in the city and moving the packed market sectors to new locales considering the expanding cases. "Putting urban areas and regions under lockdown, fractional lockdown, or night curfews means to put a delay on the spread of the infection. Our attention is on following, tracing and inoculation," Maharashtra health minister added. He further guaranteed that there were sufficient beds accessible for patients, both in government and private emergency clinics.
A total lockdown was reported in Nagpur from March 15 to March 21 taking into account the rising infections. The Latur region organization, in the interim, forced a night time limitation between 8 pm and 5 am to contain the spread of the infection in the region till March 31.
A sum of 36,39,989 individuals have been immunized against COVID-19 in the state till 17 March, the Maharashtra government said. "We need to be forceful in inoculation. Three lakh portions each day is our objective. I will screen this myself," Tope said.