Prime News, National, health, Disease, Mumbai, June 24:- Maharashtra reported 10,066 fresh Covid cases and 163 deaths in the last 24 hours. According to the data released by the state health department, Maharashtra logged 11,032 recoveries in the same period. With these new numbers, the number of active cases in the state stands at 1,21,859. It is important to note that the state’s daily covid numbers are rising for the past few days. On Tuesday, the state had reported 8,470 infection cases.
Mumbai, on the other hand, reported 863 new infections, the highest single-day count since June 5. The city reported 23 fresh fatalities. With this, the tally of Covid cases jumped to 7,23,324, while the death toll increased to 15,338.
According to PTI, the surge in new infections could be because of an increase in the number of tests in the city. In the last 24 hours, Mumbai conducted 37,905 tests, over 5,000 more than what was conducted the previous day. (MR, Inputs: Agencies)