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Maharashtra Records 6,875 COVID Cases In 24 Hours, Mumbai Tally Nears 90,000

A health department statement in Mumbai said 4,067 patients were also discharged from hospitals, taking the total recoveries to 1,27,259 in the state.

Maharashtra Records 6,875 COVID Cases In 24 Hours, Mumbai Tally Nears 90,000

Mumbai's case count stood at 89,124 and deaths at 5,132.

Mumbai:

Maharashtra's COVID-19 tally rose to 2,30,599 on Thursday with the addition of 6,875 new cases, while 219 deaths - 68 of them in Mumbai - took the count to 9,667, the state health department said.

A health department statement in Mumbai said 4,067 patients were also discharged from hospitals, taking the total recoveries to 1,27,259 in the state.

There are 93,673 active cases in the state, it said.

As many 219 more patients succumbed to the infection, pushing up the count to 9,667, the health department said.

Of the total deaths, 68 were recorded in Mumbai, it said.

The statement said the case recovery rate in the state was 55.19per cent, while the fatality rate stood at 4.19 per cent.

Currently, 6,49,263 people are in home quarantine and 48,191 in institutional quarantine.

Out of the total 6,875new cases, Mumbai recorded 1,268, Pune city 1,130, Aurangabad city 122 and Nashik city 173, among others.

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR), which includes Mumbai city and its adjoining areas, accounted for the highest cases at 4,084, taking the total to 1,59,662, while the fatality count rose to 6,918 after 159 patients died, the statement said.

Mumbai's case count stood at 89,124 and deaths at 5,132.

Within the MMR, Thane city and Kalyan-Dombivali, the two satellite towns were the infection has spread rapidly, have so far recorded 13,381 and 12,498 cases, respectively.

In the MMR, Kalyan-Dombivali recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases at 743 in the last 24 hours.

Maharashtra's COVID-19 figures are as follows:

Positive cases 2,30,599, new cases 6,875, deaths 9,667; discharged 1,27,259, active cases 93,673, people tested so far 12,22,487.

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