COVID: Maharashtra Government On Alert After Letter From Centre, European Countries Raise Concern About Coronavirus

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Mumbai, 19th March 2022: The Maharashtra government has become alert after reports of an increase in the cases of coronavirus in European countries and neighbouring China.

On Saturday, State Health Minister Rajesh Tope said that he has received a letter from the Centre regarding the increasing cases of Coronavirus in European countries and China.

Tope said that after the letter received from the Centre, the health department had also issued a letter to the District Collectors to be alert and take necessary steps. On Friday, 17 new cases of the coronavirus were reported in Maharashtra and three people died.

According to the state health department, 394 people have recovered from the disease on Friday, while there are 1,680 active cases. With 17 new cases, the number of Coronavirus infected people in the state has reached 78,72,203.

Talking about India, there is a steady decrease in the cases of the coronavirus epidemic in the country. Meanwhile, after the recovery of 3383 corona infected patients in the last 24 hours, the total number of people who got rid of it has crossed 4.24 crores and the number of corona active cases has come down to 27802.

There has been a rapid increase in the cases of coronavirus in many countries of the world like South Korea, Malaysia, and New Zealand. After 381,454 new cases of infection were reported in South Korea in the last 24 hours, the total number of infected people has increased to 9,038,938. At the same time, 24,241 new cases of corona infection were reported in Malaysia on Friday.