COVID-19 Cases in Maharashtra Jump to 302, Biggest Rise in Single Day – News18

This is the largest increase in the number of cases within a day probably in the country, the state official said.

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Updated:March 31, 2020, 9:26 PM IST

COVID-19 Cases in Maharashtra Jump to 302, Biggest Rise in Single Day

Members of a voluntary organisation wear protective gear before distributing food to people in Mumbai on March 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

As many as 72 new coronavirus cases were detected in Maharashtra on Tuesday, 59 of them in Mumbai alone, taking the total number of COVID-19 patients in the state to 302, a health official said.

This is the largest increase in the number of cases within a day probably in the country, the state official said.

Besides Mumbai, Ahmednagar reported three cases, while two cases each came to light in Pune, Thane, Vasai, Virar and Kalyan-Dombivali cities, he added.

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