Mumbai, Sept. 10 -- Maharashtra and Mumbai on Wednesday recorded highest single-day spikes in Covid-19 cases with 23,816 and 2,227 fresh infections taking the state's and city's tally to 967,349 and 160,744. The state also reported 380 fatalities, including 55 deaths that were reconciled after an update on the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) website.

The active cases in Maharashtra climbed to 252,734, while the state's recovery rate touched 70.96% as 13,906 people recovered on Wednesday. The count of total recovered patients in the state stands at 686,462.

The state is nearing one million Covid-19 infections, and going by the daily trend of fresh cases, it is likely to surpass the mark in the next two to three days.

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