(Eds: Adds details) Mumbai, Oct 8 (PTI) Maharashtra reported 13,395 new COVID-19 cases, taking its tally to 14,93,884 on Thursday, while a higher number of 15,575 patients were discharged following recovery, said a state health department official.
The toll rose to 39,430 after 58 more patients succumbed to the infection, he said here.
A total of 15,575 patients were discharged from hospitals, taking the tally of recovered people to 12,12,016, he said.
With this, the state now has 2,41,986 active cases, the official said.
Mumbai city reported 2,823 positive cases during the day, which pushed its overall count to 2,22,784, while its toll rose to 9,296 with the death of 48 more patients, he said.
Pune city added 808 COVID-19 cases, raising its tally to 1,62,904, while 27 deaths took the toll to 3,689.
Out of the 358 deaths, 187 took place in the last 48 hours, while 55 occurred in the past week. Remaining 116 deaths took place more than a week ago but were added to the central data as per guidelines on Thursday, the official said.
The Mumbai division, which consists of Mumbai city and its satellite towns, reported 4,932 new cases, raising the total count to 5,16,456.
A total of 16,673 people have died so far in the region, the official said.
The number of cases in the Pune division stood at 3,90,828 and the deaths at 8,560, the official said.
The Nashik division's cumulative case tally stood at 2,00,841 and the death toll at 3,901, he said.
The Kolhapur division has reported 1,00,795 cases and 3,139 deaths till now, while the Aurangabad division's tally stood at 55,756 and the death count at 1,441.
The Latur division has reported 61,503 cases until now and 1,726 fatalities.
The Akola division has registered 46,032 cases, while 1,041 people have succumbed to the infection so far.
The Nagpur division has recorded 1,19,952 infections and 2,796 fatalities till date, the official informed.
There are 1,721 COVID-19 cases of people from other states receiving treatment in Maharashtra. Of these, 153 patients have died so far, he said.
A total of 22,84,204 people are currently under home quarantine in the state, while 25,321 others are placed in institutional quarantine, he added.
The state has so far conducted 74,04,231 tests.
Maharashtra's COVID-19 tally is as follows: Positive cases: 14,93,884, new cases: 13,395, deaths: 39,430 discharged: 12,12,016, active cases: 2,41,986, people tested so far: 74,04,231. PTI ND RSY RSY