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Maharashtra coronavirus cases climbs to 230 after five more people test positive

The figure of home quarantined people till Monday was 19,161 while 1,224 people were in institutional quarantine, an official said.

Published: 31st March 2020 11:55 AM  |   Last Updated: 31st March 2020 01:13 PM   |  A+A-

A worker sprays disinfectants in Safdarjung Hospital in Delhi

A worker sprays disinfectants in Safdarjung Hospital in Delhi. (Photo | Shekhar Yadav, EPS)

By PTI

MUMBAI: Samples of five more people tested positive for coronavirus in Maharashtra on Tuesday, taking the total number of such cases in the state to 230, a health official said.

Out of these five, four are from Mumbai while one is from Pune, the official said.

So far, 10 deaths were reported from the state.

Till Monday, 4,538 people were quarantined in various parts of the state of which 3,876 tested negative, while 220 tested positive.

The figure of home quarantined people till Monday was 19,161 while 1,224 people were in institutional quarantine, the official said.

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