The number of COVID-19 cases in a day in Maharashtra rose by 246 in the past 24 hours to 788 on Sunday, with one death, according to data from the state Health Ministry.
The additions brought the state’s total cases to 81,49,929 and deaths to 1,48,459.
Maharashtra reported 926 COVID-19 cases and three deaths on Friday and 542 on Saturday.
The city of Mumbai recorded 211 new cases on Sunday, making it the sixth straight day the city has recorded more than 200 infections.
The only death due to complications related to COVID-19 was reported from Ratnagiri district in Kolhapur district, a health ministry official said.
With 560 patients recovering from coronavirus infection in the past 24 hours, the total number of recoveries rose to 79,96,883, leaving the state with 4,587 active cases, a Health Department bulletin said.
The COVID-19 fatality rate in Maharashtra is 1.82 percent while the recovery rate is 98.12 percent.
Up to 10,059 swab samples were tested in the state in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of tests conducted to date to 8.67.04.363, the bulletin said.
Maharashtra’s COVID-19 numbers for the day: New cases: 788, deaths: 1; Active cases: 4,587, tests: 10,059.
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