Maharashtra reports 165 Covid-19 deaths

Thu 22 Jul 2021, 11:45:29
Mumbai: The daily Covid-19 deaths dipped to 165 and the infections dropped to 8,159 in Maharashtra on Wednesday, even as 7,839 patients were discharged after full recovery from various hospitals across the State.

A day after the state recorded 3,656 reconciled deaths – comprising 3,509 old and unaccounted and 147 new deaths—and 10,566 reconciled infections – comprising 6,910 daily infections and 2,479 old infections, the deaths dropped to 165 and infections came down to 8,159. 

With 165 deaths reported on Wednesday, the total number of deaths increased from 1,27,097 to 1,30,753, while the infections – with 7,839 new cases – climbed from  62,29,596 to 62,37,755.

As 7839 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 60,00,911 to 60,08,750 The recovery rate in the state stood static at 96.33 per cent.

The total “active cases” in the state increased marginally from 94,593 to 94,745. The fatality rate in the State stood static at 2.09 per cent  

Mumbai recorded 13 deaths and 430 infections. As a result, the Covid-19 toll in the metropolis increased from 15,787 to 15,800, while the infected cases in Mumbai went up from 7,32,152 to 7,32,582. 

Pune with 15,566 active cases emerged as the first in the state in terms of maximum number of “active cases” in the state, while Thane with 12,087 stood second, followed by Sangli ( 10,674), Mumbai (10,474) Kolhapur (10,049) and Satara (7512).

Of the 4,60,68,435 samples sent to various laboratories across the state so far, 62,37,755 have tested positive (13.54 per cent) for Covid-19 until Wednesday..

Currently, 5,51,521 people are in home quarantine while 3,795 people are in institutional quarantine.  

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