(Eds: Adds details) Mumbai, Sep 2 (PTI) Maharashtra on Wednesday reported 17,433 new COVID-19 cases, highest single-day count so far, taking its tally to 8,25,739, while the death toll crossed the 25,000-mark, said a health official.
The state also reported 292 fresh deaths, 34 of them in Mumbai city, pushing up the fatality count to 25,195, he added.
The previous highest one-day count was 16,867 cases, reported on August 29.
Also, 13,959 people were discharged in the state, taking the number of recovered cases to 5,98,496, the official said.
Maharashtra currently has 2,01,703 active cases.
Mumbai reported 1,622 new coronavirus cases and 34 deaths, taking its tally to 1,48,569 and the toll to 7,727.
The number of active cases in Mumbai stood at 20,810, he added.
Pune city reported 1,706 fresh cases along with 28 deaths, pushing up the infection count to 1,04,555 and the toll to 2,607, the official said.
So far 42,84,000 tests have been carried out in the state.
There are 14,04,213 people under home quarantine and 36,785 under institutional quarantine, he said.
Of the 292 deaths reported in Maharashtra, 201 had taken place in the last 48 hours and 55 in the past one week.
The remaining 36 deaths took place before the last week, but were added to fatality data on Wednesday, the official said.
The Thane division, which consists of Mumbai city and surrounding areas, reported 4,553 new cases, taking the total to 3,42,038, while 13,007 people have died due to the infection so far.
The Nashik division has reported 1,03,127 cases and 2,388 deaths till now.
The number of cases in the Pune division stood at 2,18,094 and the deaths at 5,314.
The Kolhapur division has reported 44,330 cases and 1,315 deaths so far and the Aurangabad division 32,541 cases and 931 deaths.
The Latur division has reported 27,771 cases and 809 death so far. The Akola division has reported 18,313 cases and 480 deaths and the Nagpur division 38,744 cases and 873 fatalities.
As many as 781 people from other states have been treated in Maharashtra, including 73 who died, the official said.
Maharashtra's COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases 8,25,739, new cases 17,433, deaths 25,195, recoveries 5,98,496, active cases 2,01,703, people tested so far 42,84,000. PTI ND KRK RSY RSY