A record 1,233 new COVID-19 cases take Maha tally to 16,758

Mumbai, May 6 (PTI) Maharashtra on Wednesday reported 1,233 new COVID-19 cases - a fresh single-day high - taking the tally to 16,758, while 34 deaths raised the toll to 651, a health department official said.

This was the first time the state reported new COVID- 19 cases in four digits in a single day, he said.

As many as 34 more patients - 25 of them in Mumbai - succumbed to the infection, taking the toll to 651, said the official.

Maharashtra COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases 16,758, new cases 1,233, deaths 651, discharged 3,094, active cases 13,013, people tested so far 1,90,879. PTI ND RSY RSY