Maha corona death toll is 19, total positive cases 416 (Lead)

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    Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) The Covid-19 death toll shot up from 16 to 19 even as the number of positive cases rose by 81 — from 335 to 416 — in Maharashtra on Thursday, officials said.

    Among the new cases registered are 57 from Mumbai, 9 from Pune and Ahmednagar, Thane 5 and Buldhana 1.

    Details of the new victims who succumbed to Covid-19 are awaited, said officials.

    So far, 42 persons have fully recovered in the state and have been discharged from hospitals.

    –IANS

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