A complete of 45 circumstances of Delta plus variant of COVID-19 have been reported in Maharashtra until August 8, the state well being division knowledgeable as we speak.
Jalgaon district recorded the best variety of circumstances at 13, adopted by Ratnagiri district with 11 circumstances, Mumbai with 6 circumstances, Thane with 5 circumstances and Pune with 3 circumstances.
“80 per cent of the samples sent for genome sequencing had tested positive for the Delta Plus variant (of coronavirus),” the division mentioned in a press release.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray whereas addressing India07 mentioned that Covid remains to be right here. The first and second waves have gone however the festivals are upon us. All should observe Covid protocols.
Mr Thackeray additionally talked about that the virus is consistently mutating itself and the Delta variant spreads quickly. He mentioned genome sequencing labs in Mumbai have been began.
Pune, Ahmednagar, Solapur, Sangli, Satara, Sindhudarg, Ratnagiri – these districts nonetheless should be cautious. The accountability of the administration in these districts are extra, he mentioned.
Maharashtra reported 5,508 new coronavirus circumstances and 151 deaths as we speak which took the state’s an infection tally to 63,53,328 and dying quantity to 13,39,96.
As many as 4,895 sufferers had been discharged from hospitals, pushing the variety of recoveries to 61,44,388. Maharashtra has 71,510 lively coronavirus circumstances now.
As many as 4,22,996 persons are in dwelling quarantine and a pair of,749 are in institutional quarantine.
The state’s case restoration charge is 96.71 per cent, whereas the fatality charge is 2.1 per cent.
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