Day after logging highest tally, Maha sees 51,751 new cases

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Mumbai, Apr 12 (PTI) Maharashtra on Monday reported 51,751 fresh coronavirus positive cases, a day after logging the highest 63,294 infections, while 258 people died, the state health department said.

The state's cumulative case tally now stands at 34,58,996 and the toll at 58,245, it said.

Maharashtra is now left with 5,64,746 active cases, the department said in a release.

Mumbai saw 6,893 new cases and 43 fatalities, taking the tally to 5,27,391 and the toll to 12,066.

A total of 53,312 patients were discharged during the day in Maharashtra, taking the count of recoveries to 28,34,473, it said.

With 2,08,021 new tests, the number of samples tested so far in Maharashtra has gone up to 2,23,22,393, the department added.

Currently, 32,75,224 people are in home quarantine while 29,399 people are in institutional quarantine.

Maharashtra's case recovery rate is 81.94 per cent and the fatality rate is 1.68 per cent.

Mumbai division, including Mumbai city and satellite towns, recorded 14,424 cases and 73 deaths during the day, taking the tally to 10,98,598 and the toll to 21,199.

Nashik division reported 6,868 cases including 1,845 in Nashik city.

Pune division saw 11,761 fresh infections including 5,034 in Pune city.

Kolhapur division added 1,085 new cases while Aurangabad division added 2,111, Latur division 4,502, Akola division 1,546, and Nagpur division 9,454 cases including 4,044 in Nagpur city.

Maharashtra's coronavirus figures are: Positive cases 34,58,996, death 58,245, recoveries 28,34,473, active 5,64,746, total tests 2,23,22,393, tests today 2,08,021. PTI MR NSK NSK