Maharashtra infections down to 8,753

Sat 03 Jul 2021, 10:43:21
Mumbai: The daily deaths dropped to 156 and the infections came down to 8,753 in Maharashtra on Friday, even as 8,385 patients were discharged after full recovery from various hospitals in the state.

A day after the State logged 252 deaths and 9195 infections, the daily deaths went down by 96 and infections dropped by 810.

With 156 deaths, the Covid-19 toll in the state jumped from 1,21,945 to 1,22,353.  Similarly, with 8385 fresh infections, the total infections in the state climbed from 60,61,404 to 60,79,352.

As 8385 patients were discharged from the hospitals across the state after full recovery, the total number of people discharged from the hospitals since the second week of March last year increased from 58,28,535 to 58,36,920.  The recovery rate in the state stood static at 96.01 per cent.

The total "active cases" in the state rose from 1,16,667 to 1,16,867.. The fatality rate in the state stood static at 2.01 per cent. 

Mumbai recorded 27 deaths and 673 infections. As a result, the Covid-19 toll in the metropolis increased from 15,472 to 15,499, while the infected cases in Mumbai went up from 7,22,878 to 7,23,551.

Pune with 17,013 active cases emerged as the first in the state in terms of maximum number of "active cases" in the state, while Thane with 16,339  stood second, followed by Mumbai (12,905), Kolhapur (12,767), Sangli (10,999),  Satara (7,774), Ratnagiri (5,416), Raigad (5212) and Sindhudurg (4,206).

Of the 4,24,745 samples sent to various laboratories across the state so far, 60,79.352 have tested positive (14.5 per cent) for COVID-19 until Thursday.

Currently, 6,24,867 people are in home quarantine while 4,472 people are in institutional quarantine.

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