Maharashtra on Tuesday reported as many as 2956 new COVID19 cases, which is about 80% higher than yesterday's tally. The state on Monday reported 1,885 fresh infections.
The new cases today pushed the active tally to 18,267. In the same time span, the state also saw 2165 recoveries and 4 deaths, state health department data showed.
Of the new cases recorded today, 2 patients from Thane were found to be Omicron BA.5 positive. Both the patients, found in Thane city, had been vaccinated.