Amid a Covid surge in Maharashtra, 225 cases have emerged from a single hostel in a school in Washim district. The affected include students and teachers. The school premises have been declared a containment zone. The students are mostly from Amravati and Yavatmal, two districts that have contributed to a spike in virus cases in recent weeks, the report added. Maharashtra has reported over 8,000 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours.