With 1089 new cases of the coronavirus on Friday, Maharashtra’s figure soared to 19,063. The death toll due to the respiratory infection rose to 731 and 37 deaths reported during the day, a health department statement said. About 169 patients were discharged after recovery. In a live webcast on Friday, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray refuted rumours of Army deployment in Mumbai. However, he added that the state government might ask for “additional manpower” if needed.