According to a health department bulletin, Maharashtra recorded 8,159 new COVID-19 cases and 165 fatalities, bringing the state’s total infection count to 62,37,755 and death count to 1,30,918, respectively. Today’s COVID-19 instances and deaths are greater than yesterday’s totals of 6,910 cases and 147 deaths, which were reported by the state. This is an increase of 1,249 COVID-19 instances over the previous day, as well as 18 Covid-related deaths. According to the bulletin, the state’s positivity rate—the percentage of all Covid tests completed that are positive—is currently at 3.67 percent.
A total of 7,839 people were released from hospitals, bringing the overall number of recoveries in the state to 60,08,750. The state’s recovery rate has already reached 96.33 percent. According to the bulletin, the case fatality rate was 2.09 percent, with 94,745 active cases in the state. The state currently has 5,51,521 persons under home quarantine and 3,795 people in institutional isolation, according to the bulletin.
The Maharashtra capital Mumbai reported 435 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 7,32,582, while the death toll rose to 15,800 with the addition of 13 associated deaths. According to the bulletin, the city’s test positivity percentage is currently at 1,48 percent. Mumbai recorded more Covid instances and related fatalities today than it did yesterday when 351 cases and 10 deaths were reported.
Maharashtra reconciled 3,509 Covid-19-related fatalities, bringing the total number of Covid-19-related deaths in India to 3,998. Due to Maharashtra’s death count revision, India’s death count increased dramatically today compared to yesterday, when it stood at 374.