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The Maharashtra Health Department informed on Monday that ten new cases of the highly transmissible Delta plus variant of COVID were found in the state taking the tally of delta plus cases to 76. Out of the ten new cases, six have been found in Kolhapur, three in Ratnagiri and one in Sindhudurg.
The health department informed that five of those infected with the Delta Plus variant have died in Maharashtra. While two of these fatalities have been reported from Ratnagiri, one each has been recorded from Mumbai, Beed, and Raigad.