COVID-19 cases soar to 33,053 in Maharashtra, nearly one-third of national total

In a grim first, Maharashtra on Sunday recorded more than 2,000 Covid-19 cases with 2,347 new infections, taking the tally to 33,053. Sunday's numbers come more than two months after the state started rolling out restrictions to curb the virus' spread and on the last day of the third phase of the lockdown.