Maharashtra sees 3,282 fresh COVID-19 cases, 2,064 recoveries

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(Eds: Adding info) Mumbai, Jan 3 (PTI) Maharashtra's COVID-19 tally rose to 19,42,136 on Sunday with the addition of 3,282 new cases, the state health department said.

With 35 more patients succumbing to the viral disease, the overall death toll in the state mounted to 49,666.

A total of 2,064 patients were discharged after treatment during the day, taking the count of recoveries in Maharashtra to 18,36,999, the department said in a release.

The state now has 54,317 active cases.

With 68,061 new tests, the number of samples tested for coronavirus in Maharashtra so far has gone up to 1,29,58,502, it said.

The case recovery rate in the state now stands at 94.

59 per cent while the case fatality rate is 2.56 per cent.

Mumbai cityreported 581 new coronavirus positive cases and three deaths on Sunday, taking the overall case count to 2,95,241 and the number of fatalities to 11,135.

Mumbai division, which includes Mumbai city and satellite towns, reported 1,148 new cases and seven deaths.

With this, the cumulative caseload in the Mumbai division mounted to 6,64,295 and the death toll to 19,138, the department said.

Nashik division reported 387 new cases, including 80 in Nashikcity.

Pune division added 663 fresh cases including 289 in Pune city and 110 in Pimpri Chinchwad, the release said.

Nagpur division and Akola division reported 594 and 225 new cases, respectively.

In Maharashtra, 2,47,972 people are currently under home quarantine while 2,969 others are in institutional quarantine.

Maharashtra's COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases 19,42,136, deaths 49,666, recoveries 18,36,999, active cases 54,317, total tests 1,29,58,502, tests conducted today 68,061. PTI MR NSK NSK