Nov 23, 2020, 11.21AM
Maharashtra reported 5,753 new COVID-19 cases, 4,060 recoveries and 50 deaths on Sunday, taking the total number of cases in the state to 17,80,208. There are 81,512 active cases in the state and 16,51,064 patients have recovered so far. The death toll is at 46,623.Meanwhile, Mumbai alone accounted for 1,135 new COVID-19 cases. The city’s total tally now stands at 2,75,707. Mumbai’s death toll jumped to 10,673 after reporting 19 new fatalities. The city also registered 618 recoveries in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of discharges to 2,52,127. There are currently a total of 9,770 active cases.Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday urged the people of the state not to lower their guard against COVID-19 and follow the safety protocols strictly in order to avoid the imposition of another lockdown. He said that although he has been advised to impose a night curfew, he does not believe that anything can be achieved by imposing such restrictions.India’s coronavirus tally reached 90,95,807 on Sunday after 45,209 new infections were reported in the last 24 hours. The overall cases include 4,40,962 active cases and 85,21,617 recoveries. With 501 new deaths, the death toll in the country mounted to 1,33,227.