86 new cases of the Omicron variant of coronavirus were detected in Maharashtra on Wednesday. Out of these, 25 patients have been reported by National Center for Cell Science, 30 by National Institute of Virology and 31 by B J Medical College.
Details of the cases are as below:
Mumbai - 21
Pune MC - 53
Pimpri-Chinchwad MC - 6
Pune Rural - 1
Satara - 3
Nashik - 2
Till date, a total of 1367 patients infected with Omicron variant have been reported in the state.
Here is the district / corporations wise tally:
Mumbai - 627
Pune MC - 329
Pimpri -Chinchwad- 75
Sangli - 59
Nagpur - 51
Thane MC - 48
Pune Rural - 41
Kolhapur and Panvel - 18 each
Satara - 13
Osmanabad - 11
Navi Mumbai - 10
Amravati - 9
Kalyan Dombivali - 7
Buldhana and Vasai Virar - 6 each
Bhivandi Nizampur and Akola - 5 each
Nanded, Ulhasnagar, Aurangabad, Mira Bhayandar and Gondia - 3 each
Ahmednagar, Gadchiroli, Latur and Nandurbar - 2 each
Jalna and Raigad - 1 each
Out of these, 734 cases have been discharged following a negative RT-PCR test.
Meanwhile, the Maharashtra cabinet today chaired by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray admitted that the COVID-19 situation in the state was alarming and decided to focus on tracking, tracing, testing and vaccination and above all strict implementation of curbs introduced to control crowding.
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