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Maharashtra adds over 9,500 cases in single day, biggest jump so far

The total count in the state now stands at 310,455. Death toll has reached 11,854

Fishermen sail their boat through sea water at Bandra Reclamation, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Mumbai
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Fishermen sail their boat through sea water at Bandra Reclamation, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Mumbai

Press Trust of India
Setting a grim record, Maharashtra on Sunday added the highest-ever 9,518 new Covid-19 cases in a day, taking the tally to 310,455 while 258 more people succumbed, including 149 deaths in the Mumbai metropolitan region, state Health department said.

The number of fatalities in the state now stands at 11,854, it said.

This is the first time that the number of new cases crossed the 9,000-mark in a single day.

At 1,812, Pune city saw a record spike in cases in a day, followed by 1,038 in Mumbai, which now has 1,01,388 cases.

Of 258 deaths, 64 occurred in Mumbai while 149 fatalities were

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First Published: Jul 19 2020 | 9:41 PM IST

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