With 9,615 new Covid-19 cases, Maharashtra's overall tally crosses 3.5 lakh


Maharashtra's overall Covid-19 tally crossed 3.5 lakh on Friday with 9,615 new cases getting reported in the state in the last 24 hours. The total number of positive cases in the state are now 3,57,117.


The death toll due to the pandemic went up to 13,132 with 278 new fatalities, said a statement from the health department.

The number of recoveries reached 1,99,967, including 5,714 in the last 24 hours.

There are 1,44,018 active cases in Maharashtra. So far, 17,87,306people have been tested.

The case recovery rate in the state is 55.99 percent and fatality rate is 3.68 percent, the health department said.
Currently, 8,88,976 people are in home quarantine and 45,838 in institutional quarantine.

Mumbai reported 1,057 new coronavirus cases and 54 deaths, which took the case tally in the city to 1,06,980 and death toll to 5,984.

In the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) which comprises Mumbai city and surrounding areas, 3,367 new cases and 130 deaths were reported, taking case tally to 2,17,317 and death toll in the region to 8,779.

Pune city saw 2,011 new cases and 49 deaths where as Pimpri Chinchwad area saw 973 cases and 17 deaths.
Aurangabad city reported 265 new cases, Solapur city 115 new cases and Nagpur city 139 new cases.

Meanwhile, with 48,916 cases, India's coronavirus count crossed 13.36 lakh mark on Saturday.

With 48,916 new cases in the last 24 hours, India's COVID-19 tally reached 13,36,861.

Meanwhile, 757  patients succumbed to the deadly contagious disease in the last 24 hours, taking the fatalities count to 31,358.

According to the data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total number of active cases in the country is 4,56,071. Meanwhile,  8,49,431persons have been cured/discharged/migrated.


WIth inputs from Agency

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