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Maha sees 3,482 new Covid cases, 5 deaths; 9 BA.4, BA.5 infections detected

The addition to the tally was a steep rise from the 2,369 reported on Monday, though the number of deaths remained the same on both days

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Maharashtra on Tuesday recorded 3,482 COVID-19 cases, and nine more caused by the BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants of SARS-CoV2, as well as five fatalities, which took the tally to 79,68,517 and the toll to 1,47,915, an official said.

The addition to the tally was a steep rise from the 2,369 reported on Monday, though the number of deaths remained the same on both days, he pointed out.

The five deaths include two in Mumbai, and one each in Vasai-Virar civic limits, Satara and Gadchiroli, he added.

Mumbai recorded 1,290 fresh cases.

With nine BA.4 and BA.5 cases being detected, the tally of such infections

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First Published: Jun 28 2022 | 9:02 PM IST

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