Mumbai, Oct. 19 -- The total Covid 19-triggered deaths crossed 42,000-mark and infections inched closer to 16 lakh-mark in Maharashtra on Sunday, as 150 more people succumbed to the pandemic and a relatively low 9,060 people tested positive for Coronavirus in various parts of the state.

A day after it logged 250 deaths and 10,259 infected cases, there was a further drop in the fatalities and infections, as the number of deaths came down by 100 and the infected plummeted by 1,199 cases.

With 150 fresh deaths, the total number of deaths in the state mounted from 41,965 to 42,115.

The number of infections in a single day has gone down below 10000 mark for the first time in three months. With 9,060 fresh infections, the total number of infec...