Maharashtra records over 11500 fresh COVID 19 cases
| Friday | 7th August, 2020
The state's daily COVID-19 count continued to rise as more than 11,500 cases were reported on Thursday with the total tally hitting almost 4.8 lakh.
While Pune reported more than 2,000 cases, Mumbai had 910 cases.
For the third day, the state reported more than 300 deaths, as the mortality rate now stands at 3.5 per cent.
State health department officials said that while Pune had the highest daily count, other districts also had a high number of cases, including Pimpri-Chinchwad with 985 cases Nashik with 789 cases, Nagpur with 538 cases and Jalgaon with 480 cases.
Currently, 1.46 lakh COVID-19 patients are being treated in the state and the highest number of active cases is in Pune.