Coronavirus Update: Maharashtra tally soars up to 203, 34 people discharged

The Maharashtra Health Ministry informed that the state tally is 203 now after seven more tested positive.

Coronavirus Update: Maharashtra tally soars up to 203, 34 people discharged
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The total number of positive coronavirus or COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra have crossed the 200-mark, taking the tally to 203. The total number of deaths in the state has been increased to 8. With this, In India, the number of positive COVID-19 cases have soared up to 979 with 25 deaths. 

Globally, the number of positive coronavirus cases have reached 6.6 lakh while the death toll has risen to 31,000 so far. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a 21-days nationwide lockdown in view of the increasing number of the COVID-19 cases. 

The Maharashtra Health Ministry informed that the state tally is 203 now after seven more tested positive. 

Earlier today, Maharashtra Public Health Minister Rajesh Tope informed that the total number of COVID-19 cases in the state has increased to 196 while stating that the 107 cases have been confirmed in Mumbai and Thane region, followed by 37 cases in Pune, 25 in Miraj, 13 in Nagpur, 3 in Ahmednagar and Yavatmal while one each in Ratnagiri, Aurangabad, Sindhudurg, Kolhapur, Jalgaon, Buldhana. 

“The current count of COVID19 patients in the state of Maharashtra is 196, In detail, Mumbai & Thane Region 107, Pune 37, Nagpur 13, Ahmednagar 03, Ratnagiri 01, Aurangabad 01, Yavatmal 03, Miraj 25, Satara 02, Sindhudurg 01, Kolhapur 01, Jalgaon 01, Buldhana 01, such is the count. (sic) Rajesh Tope tweeted on Sunday afternoon.

Of the 196 positive cases for the coronavirus or COVID-19 in Maharashtra, there are only 155 active cases while the rest have been discharged. The state health minister stated that 14 people from Mumbai have been discharged, followed by 15 from Pune, 3 from Yavatmal and one each from Nagpur and Aurangabad. 

Amid the lockdown, the migrant workers and labourers are trying to go to their homes as there is no way left for them to earn money. The Maharashtra Government has asked the migrant workers from other states to stay while assuring that the government will take care of their basic needs. 

Earlier, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said that if the stranded workers require help they should approach the tehsildars, district collector or other local self-government bodies. 

The Uddhav Thackeray government has taken a fine step to provide the state-sponsored lunch thali for ₹5. In a relief to the marginalised and the needy amid coronavirus outbreak, the government has made a provision of ₹160 crores for the same.

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