162 new coronavirus cases in Maha; state tally 1,297

Published on : 02:14 PM Apr 09, 2020

Taking the state tally to 1,287, Maharashtra reported 162 new coronavirus cases on Thursday. Out of the 162 new cases, 143 have been reported from Mumbai.

Mumbai: Maharashtra reported 162 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, taking the state tally to 1,297, a health official said.

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This is the highest rise so far in the number of coronavirus patients in a single day he said.

"Out of the 162 new cases, 143 have been reported from Mumbai," the official informed. Advertisement

The other cities where people have tested positive are: Kalyan-Dombivli-four, Pune and Aurangabad-three each, Pimpri Chinchwad and Navi Mumbai-two each, and Yavatmal, Thane city, Mira Bhayandar, Vasai-Virar and Sindhudurg- one each.

Till Wednesday, the state reported 72 deaths due to the disease. (PTI)

Also Read: COVID-19: Odisha govt extends lockdown till April 30

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