Mumbai, Aug. 13 -- Maharashtra on Wednesday saw its second-highest single-day jump in the number of Covid-19 cases with 12,712 new infections, taking the state's tally to 548,313. The state now has 147,513 active cases. The state also recorded 344 fatalities, pushing its toll to 18,650.

Mumbai, meanwhile, recorded 1,132 new infections, taking the city's tally to 126,356. Mumbai also recorded 50 new fatalities, pushing the toll to 6,943, while also crossing the 1 lakh mark in recoveries on Wednesday. Now, the city has 19,047 active cases.

Of the fatalities reported in the state, 238 were from the past 48 hours and 66 were from last week. The remaining 40 deaths were from the period before last week, according to the state health department...