Coronavirus cases in Maharashtra now stand at 9318. On Tuesday, 729 new Coronavirus cases were confirmed. Accordingly, Maharashtra recorded the highest number of cases, deaths and recovered patients in India. Maharashtra is on the verge of crossing 10,000 cases in a couple of days. The rise in Coronavirus cases in Maharashtra in the past 10 days is alarming.
Coronavirus in Maharashtra; Mumbai, the Hotspot with More Than 50% Cases
Out of the 9318 Coronavirus cases, Mumbai recorded over 6169 cases. Subsequently, it reported the highest single-day spike of 478 cases on Thursday (23rd April). Also, since the past ten days, Coronavirus cases have seen a gradual surge and haven’t dipped once. Thus, identifying itself as a prominent Coronavirus hotspot in Maharashtra.
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Opposition Claims Government Suppressing Enormity
David Fadnavis criticised Maharashtra Government’s inaccuracy in scaling the extremity of the COVID-19 catastrophe. Further, he emphasised that the government is suppressing the atrociousness of the infection. Also, it is repudiating to test the suspected asymptomatic individuals.
Moreover, he raised the criticality by suggesting that the burials have increased and the pity state of daily wagers. However, he highlights that there isn’t any friction between the political parties at this time of national emergency. Accordingly, he pledged his full support to subside the contaminant.
More than 100 Cops Test Coronavirus Positive in Maharashtra
Maharashtra reports 107 active cases among the policemen of the state. Also, 2 of them have passed away and 7 have recovered. Maharashtra is saddened over the sad demise of Chandrakant Ganapat Pendurkar and Sandip Surve among the policers. Additionally, a police officer’s wife succumbed to death due to COVID-19. This remorseful event of many frontlines contracting the contagion is extremely worrying.
Dangerous Asymptomatic Coronavirus Patients in Maharashtra
Maharashtra CM, Uddhav Thackeray claims that over 80% of the patients were asymptomatic. Subsequently, considering this and the rise in COVID-19 cases, he hints lockdown extension. Also, he notifies that the individuals must maintain the social distance and continue to follow the mask rule due to the asymptomatic scenario.
Possibility of Lockdown Extension till May 18th
Addressing the rise in coronavirus infection, the lockdown extension seems to be the only feasible solution for control. Simultaneously, the health minister of the state emphasised to raise the restrictions in the contaminant and the hotspot regions. Additionally, masks, social distancing, and home quarantine rules are necessary to diminish the infection.
Maharashtra Reports Highest Coronavirus Deaths in India
Coronavirus fatality in Maharashtra is one of the highest in India at 4%. Although the fatality rate is below Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh, it is higher than the national average of 3%.
Cured Coronavirus cases in Maharashtra is at 15% that is also below the national average of 24%, although this may be because the rise in cases has been highest in the past two weeks. More Coronavirus patients will recover in Maharashtra in the coming days.