2,854 new coronavirus cases in Maharashtra, 60 deaths

·2-min read

(Eds: Adding details) Mumbai, Dec 26 (PTI) Maharashtra's COVID-19 caseload rose to 19,16,236 on Saturday as it recorded 2,854 new cases, a health official said.

The state also reported 60 fatalities, taking its death toll due to the pandemic to 49,189, he said.

A total of 1,526 patients were discharged after treatment, taking the tally of recovered people to 18,07,824.

There are 58,091 active patients in the state now.

Mumbai city reported 536 new cases during the day, which pushed its overall case count to 2,90,336, while its death toll rose to 11,068 with 12 new fatalities.

With 50,282 new tests, the total number of samples tested in Maharashtra went up to 1,24,51,919.

The Mumbai division, which consists of Mumbai city and satellite towns, reported 985fresh cases, raising the total count to 6,55,507. The total fatalities in the region stood at 19,007, the official said.

Nashik division's cumulative case tally is 2,61,865 and death toll is 4,853.

The count of cases in the Pune division stood at 4,77,231 and deaths at 11,219, the official added.

The Kolhapur division has reported 1,16,203 cases and 3,951 deaths until now, while Aurangabad division's case tally stood at 72,034 and death count at 1,905.

Latur division's overall case count is 77,975 and fatalities 2,383.

Akola division's count of infections is 63,940 and the overall death toll is 1,483.

Nagpur division's total count of infections is 1,90,626 and death toll is 4,319, the official informed.

Maharashtra's COVID-19 tally is as follows: Positive cases: 19,09,951, new cases: 3,580, death toll: 49,058, discharged: 18,04,871, active cases: 54,891, people tested so far: 1,23,41,204. PTI ND KRK NSK NSK