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Maharashtra Records Lowest Covid-19 Cases in 18 Months at 802

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Maharashtra reported 802 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, the lowest daily count since May 2, 2020, and 17 recent deaths, a health department official said. With these additions, the state’s COVID-19 case count rose to 66,16,101, while the death toll rose to 1,40,362, he said.

The state has seen a drop in new COVID-19 cases, a tally that came after fewer than 60,000 tests, and also deaths compared to Thursday, when it recorded 1,141 COVID-19 cases and 32 deaths. In 802, Maharashtra has reported the lowest number of COVID-19 cases since May 2, 2020, when it recorded 790 cases of infections and 36 deaths.

The official said 886 patients were discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours, bringing the number of recovered cases to 64,57,149. The state now has 14,959 active cases.

He said that 1,49,126 people are currently in home quarantine and another 994 in institutional quarantine. Maharashtra’s COVID-19 recovery rate is 97.6 percent, while the death rate is 2.12 percent.

The accumulated tests in the state amounted to 6,31,04,874, of which 57,290 were performed in the last 24 hours, the lowest in recent times, the official said. Ten districts and nine municipal corporations did not report any new cases of COVID-19.

However, the health department did not release separate cases for districts and areas under municipal corporations. “For the period of November 4-7, due to the Diwali festival, the daily positive cases are shown as district figures and their distribution between the district and the municipal corporation is not shown,” he said.

Mumbai recorded the 236 highest new infections, followed by Ahmednagar district with 103. Among the eight regions of Maharashtra (each with a set of districts), the Mumbai region reported the 364 highest new cases of COVID-19, followed by the Pune region. at 252.

Among the other regions, the Nashik region reported 131 new cases, Aurangabad and Latur 19 each, Kolhapur 10, Akola five, and the Nagpur region 2. The Mumbai region reported the 11 highest deaths among the eight regions, followed by three in Nashik, two in Pune and one in the Kolhapur region.

The Latur, Aurangabad, Nagpur and Akola regions, however, reported no fatalities in the past 24 hours. The official said Mumbai witnessed 236 new COVID-19 cases and four deaths, while data from the city of Pune was not available.

Among 14,959 active cases in the state, the Mumbai district has the highest at 4,114, he said. The official said that among the 64,57,149 recovered patients statewide, the highest, 11,32,727, were from the Pune district.

The coronavirus figures for Maharashtra are as follows: Total cases 66,16,101; new cases 802; total deaths 1,40,362; total recoveries 64,57,149; active cases 14,959; total of tests 6,31,04,874.

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Maharashtra Records Lowest Covid-19 Cases in 18 Months at 802

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