Health Minister Rajesh Tope informed at least 83 percent of COVID 19 patients in Maharashtra are asymptomatic, while 20 percent of them have recovered.
The mortality rate of the epidemic has come down to 3.5 percent in the state, while the rate of patients is twice more than the national average, he said in a press release.
14 are in the red zone (signifying high rate of spread of infection), 16 in the orange, and six in the green zone, out of the 36 districts of Maharashtra, he told reporters in Jalna.
In Mumbai, a special 2,000-beds facility has been created where senior citizens with co-morbidities (existing health conditions) living in densely populated areas could be quarantined after the screening, if needed, So far the state has 733 containment zones Tope said. The number of coronavirus cases in Maharashtra has risen to more than 10,000.
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