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Maha Corona Death Toll Is 19, Total Positive Cases 416

02 April 2020


Mumbai: The Covid-19 death toll shot up from 16 to 19 even as the number of positive cases rose by 81 -- from 335 to 416 -- in Maharashtra on Thursday, officials said.

Among the new cases registered are 57 from Mumbai, 9 from Pune and Ahmednagar, Thane 5 and Buldhana 1.

Details of the new victims who succumbed to Covid-19 are awaited, said officials.

So far, 42 persons have fully recovered in the state and have been discharged from hospitals.