We had a great meeting with all of our partners and stakeholders in the UK. In the meantime, happy to report that Covishield production is in full swing in Pune. I look forward to reviewing the operations when I return in a few days: Adar Poonawalla, CEO of the Serum Institute of India

Mumbai COVID-19 case

Mumbai reported 90 coronavirus deaths on Saturday April 30, the highest one-day toll since June 30 last year, bringing its death toll to 13,251, according to data released by the Civic Body. With the addition of 3,908 new cases of COVID-19 during the day, the number of infections in the city rose to 6,52,532.

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Maharashtra reports 63,282 new cases of COVID-19, 802 deaths; recovery rate now 84%

Maharashtra reported 63,282 new cases of COVID-19 and 802 deaths on Saturday. The state reported 802 COVID-19 deaths on Saturday, bringing the state’s case fatality rate to 1.49%.

On Saturday, 61,326 patients were discharged, bringing the total number of recovered patients to 39,30,302 COVID-19. The recovery rate in the state is 84.24%. As today, there are 6 63,758 active cases in the state.

Out of 2.73,95,288 lab samples, 46,65,754 have tested positive (17.03%) for COVID-19 so far. Currently, 40.43,899 people are in home quarantine and 26,420 people are in institutional quarantine.

(With contributions from agencies)