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Maharashtra logs over 4,000 new Covid cases for second consecutive day

Mumbai on Thursday reported 2,366 new coronavirus cases and two deaths

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Maharashtra on Thursday recorded 4,255 new coronavirus infections, highest since February 12, and three pandemic- related fatalities, the state health department said.

A day before, the state had recorded 4,024 new cases and two deaths. The active caseload rose to 20,634 on Thursday.

On February 12, the state had recorded 4,359 COVID-19 cases.

Two more cases of B.A.5 variant of coronavirus were also reported in the state on Thursday, the health department release said.

According to the latest report of the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), two patients of B.A.5 variant were detected in Nagpur.

One of them was a 29-year-old male, while other

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First Published: Jun 16 2022 | 7:38 PM IST

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