Maharashtra's COVID-19 cases spiked by 7,827 to 2,54,427 on Sunday while the number of fatalities mounted by 173, including 102 deaths in Mumbai metropolitan region, to 10,289, state Health department said.
With the number of the recovered cases rising to 1,40,325, including 3,340 in the day, the state now has 1,03,813 active cases.
The Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR), including Mumbai city, reported the highest 4,475 cases in the day, taking the total count to 1,73,060. With 102 deaths in the day, the count in the MMR has mounted to 7,281, the Health department said.
Mumbai city alone reported 1,243 new cases and 44 deaths, taking its overall case count to 92,988 and the number of fatalities to 5,288, it said.
Thane city and Kalyan-Dombivali belt have emerged as fresh hotspots with 14,757 and 14,611 cases, respectively.
Kalyan-Dombivali reported 779 new cases in the day. From rest of the state, Pune city saw a rise of 990 cases, while the case tally in Pimpri Chinchwad mounted by 561.
Aurangabad has reported 155 new cases and Nashik 138, the Health department said.
Maharashtra's COVID-19 recovery rate now stands at 55.15 per cent while the fatality rate is 4.04 per cent.
Currently, 6,86,150 people are home quarantined while 47,801 are placed under institutional quarantine, as per Health department.
Maharashtra's coronavirus figures are as follows: Positive cases 2,54,427, deaths 10,289, recoveries 1,40,325, active cases 1,03,813, and people tested so far 13,17,895.