Maha sees 3,558 new COVID-19 cases, 2,302 recoveries; 34 die

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(Eds: Adding details) Mumbai, Jan 10 (PTI) Maharashtra on Sunday reported 3,558 fresh coronavirus positive cases, taking the total count of infections to 19,69,114, the state health department said.

With 34 more patients succumbing to the viral infection, the cumulative death toll in the state mounted to 50,061, it said.

A total of 2,302 patients were discharged after treatment during the day, taking the total count of recoveries in Maharashtra to 18,63,702.

With this, the COVID-19 case recovery rate in the state now stands at 94.65 per cent and the case fatality rate is 2.54 per cent.

With 62,682 new tests for coronavirus conducted in the day, the total number of samples tested so far in Maharashtra has gone up to 1,34,01,170, the department said in a release.

The state is now left with 54,179 active cases.

Mumbai reported 657 fresh coronavirus positive cases and five fatalities, taking the cumulative tally of cases to 2,98,892 and the death toll to 11,186.

The Mumbai division, including Mumbai city, reported 1,208 new cases and 12 deaths, taking the overall number of infections to 6,75,472 and fatalities to 19,247.

The Nashik division reported 426 coronavirus positive cases during the day, including 116 cases in Nashik city.

Pune divisionreported 794 new cases including 275 infections in Pune city and 176 cases in Pimpri Chinchwad, the release said.

Latur division added 132 new COVID-19 cases to its tally, Aurangabad division 58, Akola division 236, and Nagpur division 630, including 377 cases in Nagpur city, it said.

The coronavirus figures in Maharashtra are as follows: Positive cases 19,69,114, deaths 50,061, recoveries 18,63,702, active cases 54,179, total tests 1,34,01,170, tests conducted today 62,682. PTI MR NSK NSK