(EDS: Adding details) Mumbai, Oct 5 (PTI) Maharashtra's COVID-19 tally rose to 14,53,653 on Monday with a single-day addition of 10,244 fresh cases, state health department said.
With 263 new people succumbing to the infection, the total fatality count went up to 38,347 in the state, it said.
133 of the 263 fatalities were from the past 48 hours, while 58 deaths had occurred last week. Remaining 72 deaths were from the period before the last week.
'In the process of updating figures as per the portal, all these deaths have been reported today,' the department said in a statement.
Of the total deaths reported on Monday, 47 were from Mumbai, while Pune city and Kolhapur district (excluding Kolhapur city) saw 21 fatalities each.
In Satara district in Western Maharashtra, 15 deaths were reported.
Nagpur city and Marathwadas Jalna district saw 14 deaths each.
A total of 12,982 patients were discharged during the day, taking the cumulative count of recoveries to 11,62,585 so far, the department said in a statement.
There are 2,52,277 active cases in the state at present.
Mumbai city reported 1,836 new cases, the highest spike in a single day in the state, and 47 deaths, taking its total caseload to 2,15,488 and the fatality count to 9,155, the department said.
Out of the total 10,244 new cases, Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) accounted for 3,603 cases.
The MMR, which includes Mumbai city and Thane, has till now reported 5,02,583 cases and 16,376 deaths.
New cases rose by 654 in the limits of the Nashik Municipal Corporation, the department said.
Nagpur saw a rise of 452 cases, followed by Pimpri Chinchwad (421), Pune, (395), Navi Mumbai (381) and Kalyan-Dombivli (268), it said.
The case recovery rate in the state reached 80 per cent, while the fatality rate is 2.64 per cent, the department said.
Currently, 22,00,160 people are in home quarantine while 26,749 other are placed under institutional quarantine.
71,69,887 samples have been tested so far, it said.
Maharashtra's COVID-19 tally is as follows: Positive cases: 14,53,653; new cases 10,244; deaths: 38,347; discharged 11,62,585; active cases: 2,52,277; people tested so far: 71,69,887.. PTI ENM NSK NSK