New Delhi, May 24 -- Maharashtra on Monday reported 22,122 new cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) and 361 more deaths, taking the caseload and death toll to 5,602,019 and 89,212 respectively, according to the state health department's bulletin. This is the fifth successive day that the daily cases in Maharashtra remained below the 30,000-mark.

Over 42,000 (42,320 to be exact) people recovered on Monday and the cumulative recoveries in the state have climbed to 5,182,592 , the bulletin showed.

Monday's case count in Maharashtra is less 4,550 than that of Sunday's when 26,672 people were detected Covid positive.

The capital city of Mumbai also continued to witness a downward trend in its daily tally as 1,049 new cases and 48 mor...