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With five thousand new Covid cases recorded on Friday in Maharashtra state—the highest single day rise and the first instance of more than 5,000 cases registered in a day in the state, by this state has 1.5 lac cases mark.
The number of new cases in Maharashtra’s worst affected city of capital Mumbai, however, came down marginally to 1,297 from Thursday’s figure of 1,350 cases. The total number of cases registered in Mumbai so far have reached 72,175 including 4,179 deaths. 117 of these fatalities were recorded on Friday.
Total number of deaths in the state has reached 7,106 including the 175 fatalities recorded on Friday. Maharashtra had reported 192 deaths on Thursday. Out of the 175 Covid-19 deaths reported today, 91 occurred in the last 48 hours, while others had taken place earlier but reconciled into the figures today, the statement by the health department said. State’s case fatality rate is 4.65 per cent.