Mumbai, Sep 10 (PTI) Maharashtra on Thursday recorded its second highest spike in coronavirus cases at 23,446, which took the case tally to 9,90,795, a health department official said.
On Wednesday, the state had witnessed a record increase of 23,816 COVID-19 patients.
The death toll on Thursday increased to 28,282 with 448 fresh fatalities.
The death toll due to the pandemic in Mumbai increased by 38 to reach 8,023.
14,253 patients were discharged during the day, so the number of recovered cases rose to 7,00,715.
The recovery rate in the state is 70.72 per cent.
So far over 49.74 lakh tests have been conducted in the state.
Currently 16,30,701 people are in home quarantine and 38,220 in institutional quarantine, the health department official said.
The highest 72 fatalities were reported in Satara district of western Maharashtra on Thursday, followed by 43 in Nagpur city and 38 in Mumbai city.
Mumbai has recorded the highest number of fatalities in the state so far.
The state has 2,61,432 active patients, 69,456 of them in Pune district, followed by Thane with 28,460and Mumbai with 26,629 active patients.
Maharashtra's coronavirus figures are as follows: Total cases 9,90,795, New cases 23,446, Death toll 28,282, Recovered 7,00,715, Active cases 2,61,432. PTI KK KRK KRK