Mumbai: Maharashtra on Thursday registered 42,582 fresh cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases and 850 deaths which took the total tally in the state to 5,269,292 while the death toll reached 78,857. A total of 250,398 people were tested in the state in the past 24 hours and the total number of recoveries in the state stood at 4,654,731 as 54,535 people were discharged, the bulletin showed. Also Read - ALERT: Fake Vaccines Given To People In Mumbai's Hiranandani Society
On Thursday, Mumbai reported 1,952 cases and 68 deaths which took the total number of cases in the city to 683,185 and the death toll to 14,040. On Wednesday, Mumbai added 2,104 new Covid-19 cases and 66 fatalities. Also Read - India Offers What Innovators And Investors Need, Says PM Modi At VivaTech Conference
Maharashtra has been one of the worst COVID-affected states in India. Maharashtra on Wednesday 46,781 new cases and 816 related deaths. On Tuesday, the state reported 40,956 cases while on Monday, 37,236 new cases were logged by the state. Also Read - Domestic Flights: Vistara Begins Flight Services With Fully Vaccinated Pilots And Crew Members
With the aim to contain the spread of the infection, the Maharashtra government on Thursday extended the ongoing restrictions in the state till June 1, 7am. The existing lockdown in the state was supposed to end on May 15.