3,579 new coronavirus cases in Maharashtra, 70 deaths

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Mumbai, Jan 14 (PTI) Maharashtra's COVID-19 caseload rose to 19,81,623 on Thursday as it recorded 3,579 new infections, a state health official said.

The state also reported 70 deaths during the day, taking the overall death toll to 50,291, he said.

As many as 3,309 patients were discharged from hospitals, pushing the tally of recovered people to 18,77,588.

There are now 52,558 active cases in Maharashtra.

Mumbai city reported 607 new cases during the day, which pushed its overall case count to 3,01,081, while its death toll rose to 11,221 with nine new deaths.

With 61,104 new tests, the number of tests conducted in the state has gone up to 1,36,23,298.

Maharashtra's COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases: 19,81,623, new cases: 3,579, death toll: 50,291, discharged: 18,77,588, active cases: 52,558, people tested so far: 1,36,23,298. PTI ND KRK KRK