COVID-19 cases in M'rashtra rise to 63

COVID-19 cases in M'rashtra rise to 63

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Pune, Mar 21: Total number of coronavirus positive cases in Maharashtra has risen to 63 from earlier 52, State Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Saturday.

It is a "big rise" in the number of coronavirus positive patients with the addition of 11 such cases, Tope said and appealed to the people to avoid using public transport to contain the spread. “Of the 11 corona positive people, eight have travel history abroad and three came in contact with the affected persons," he said, adding that 10 cases are in Mumbai, while one is in Pune.

He also disclosed that out of the total patients, 13 to 14 were those who came in contact with positive patients. (UNI)