Mumbai: The scourge of corona infection in Maharashtra is slowly receding. Let us tell you all that last Friday, there has been a decline in infection cases amid the ongoing lockdown in the state. In the last 24 hours, 39,923 new patients have been found, however, only Brazil is ahead of Maharashtra in terms of new cases. 84,486 new patients have been found here in a day i.e. Let me tell all of you that a total of 53 lakh 9 thousand 215 corona infected cases have been reported in the State so far and Maharashtra is ahead of 218 countries in the world in terms of total infected patients. During the last 24 hours, 53,258 people have recovered from corona.
Not only that, 47 lakh 7 thousand 980 people have defeated Corona here. Let me tell you that it is ahead of 217 countries in the world in terms of total recoveries. In fact, now the recovery rate of the State is 88. At present, the active cases of corona in the State are 5 lakh 19 thousand 254. Not only that, about 50% of the 36 districts of Maharashtra have corona positivity rate higher than the average positivity rate of the State.
Maharashtra had an average 7-day positivity rate of 22.5% in the week ended May 11, but the positivity rate in Ahmednagar, Beed, Buldhana, Parbhani, Satara, Sindhudurg and Nashik in the state was more than 30%.