(Eds: Adding details) Mumbai, Sep 20 (PTI) Maharashtra recorded as many as 20,598 new coronavirus positive cases on Sunday, which took the state's overall tally to 12,08,642, the health department said.
With the death of 455 patients, the state's fatality count mounted to 32,671, it said.
A total of 26,408 patients were discharged during the day, the department said in a statement.
So far, 8,84,341 patients have recovered in the state and there are 2,91,238 active cases.
Of the total number of cases on Sunday, Mumbai city reported 2,209 casesand 44 deaths. The overall tally of positive cases in Mumbai has now reached 1,84,439 and death toll 8,469.
The Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR), which includes Mumbai city, recorded 5,209 cases and 99 deaths during the day. The region has so far witnessed 4,35,201 positive cases and 14,780 deaths.
Pune city reported 1,774 new cases, Nagpur city 1,612 cases and Aurangabad city 397 cases, the health department said.
Of the 455 deaths reported in the state on Sunday, 238 had occurred in the last 48 hours.
The statement said that the state's recovery rate is now 73.17 per cent, while the fatality rate is 2.7 per cent.
As many as 58,72,241 people have been tested across the state so far, it said.
Maharashtra's COVID 19 tally is as follows: Positive cases 12,08,642, death toll 32,671, recoveries 8,84,341, active cases 2,91,238, people tested 58,72,241. PTI MR NP NP