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Maharashtra reports record 47,827 Covid cases; Mumbai sees highest daily spike

IndiaTimes Friday, 2 April 2021 ()
The total tally of positive cases in Maharashtra now stands at 29,040,76, according to the state health department. A total of 202 deaths have been reported in the state on Friday, of which 20 deaths took place in the capital, Mumbai. The death toll in the state now stands at 55379.
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