The variety of instances with the Delta Plus variant of the illness has reached 76, knowledge launched as we speak confirmed. Of these, 10 had acquired each doses of one of many Covid vaccines and 12 the primary, the federal government has stated.
Overall, 10 new instances of extremely infectious Delta Plus variant had been reported prior to now 24 hours, based on the info launched as we speak by the state.
Of the 13 identified strains of the Delta Plus variant, Maharashtra has until now reported three — Ay.1, Ay.2, and Ay.3.
Five deaths of Covid sufferers with the Delta Plus variant have been reported until now, together with one from the capital Mumbai. Of these, two had been absolutely vaccinated.
The total variety of day by day Covid instances has been beneath management in most elements of the state, officers stated. There are, nonetheless, some districts — Pune, Satara, Kolhapur, Solapur, Sangli, Ahmednagar, and Ratnagiri — that are beneath surveillance as they’re nonetheless including many instances.
The state reported round 4,800 new instances in all yesterday, with 130 deaths.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, delivering his annual Independence Day handle yesterday, requested individuals to remain cautious. He warned that if the numbers spike once more, the federal government may reimpose a lockdown.
“Just yesterday, we achieved a milestone of vaccinating 9.5 lakh citizens on a single day,” he stated. “But the threat is far from over. New strains of the virus are being detected in other countries…we have to take care that the threat doesn’t hit us.”
Maharashtra is the worst Covid-affected state within the nation with over 1.35 lakh fatalities until now and almost 64 lakh instances reported — round 4,800 on Sunday alone.
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