MUMBAI: Maharashtra on Sunday reported the highest spike of 68,631 fresh coronavirus positive cases while 503 patients succumbed to the infection, the state health department said.
With this, the cumulative caseload in the state mounted to 38,39,338 while the death toll reached 60,473.
Maharashtra is now left with 6,70,388 active cases.
Of the 503 fatalities, 210 deaths had occurred in the last 48 hours, the department said.
Mumbai city reported 8,468 fresh cases and 53 deaths, taking the tally of the infections to 5,79,486 and the toll to 12,354.
A record 2,73,272 tests were conducted on Sunday, taking the number of samples tested so far to 2,38,54,185, the department said in a release.
A total of 45,654 people were discharged after treatment, taking the count of recoveries in Maharashtra so far to 31,06,828, it said.
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