Maharashtra records 3,530 fresh Covid cases, 52 deaths
Maharashtra on Tuesday recorded 3,530 new Covid-19 cases with 52 deaths. The case tally has now reached 6,504,147, while the death toll stands at 138,221.
Mumbai recorded 367 cases and five deaths, taking its tally to 735,767 and toll to 16,033. Further, 28,498 people were tested in the city. The daily positivity rate is now 1.28%.
The state administered 506,048 Covid vaccine doses on the day, while 42,974 citizens were vaccinated in Mumbai. The Mumbai civic body has maintained that the period till October 5 is crucial and a spike in the number of cases is expected in the coming days.
Dr Ameet Mandot, director, Gut Clinic said, “Citizens need to adopt Covid-appropriate behaviour and exercise maximum caution, especially in this festive season.”