338 resident doctors from various hospitals in Maharashtra test Covid positive

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Maharashtra: Amid an ongoing surge in coronavirus cases across India, a total of 338 resident doctors from various hospitals of Maharashtra have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last four days, said President of Maharashtra State Association of Resident Doctors (MARD), Dr Avinash Dahiphale.

Meanwhile, Maharashtra logged 36,265 new coronavirus cases, 36 per cent more than the previous day with Mumbai alone registering 20,181 infections, a fresh record for the city, while 13 more patients succumbed to the disease, health department officials said.

This comes as Maharashtra, which has been the worst COVID affected state in India during the first and second waves of COVID-19 with maximum deaths, is reporting a drastic surge in daily virus cases triggered by the new Omicron variant.

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