(Eds: Adds details) Mumbai, Oct 11 (PTI) Maharashtra recorded 10,792 new coronavirus positive cases on Sunday, which pushed the state's overall tally to 15,28,226, the health department said.
The death toll due to the virus reached 40,349 as 309 patients succumbed to the infection, it said.
A total of 10,461 patients were discharged from hospitals following recovery during the day, it said in a statement.
So far, 12,66,240 patients have recovered across the state.
There are 2,21,174 active cases in Maharashtra at present, while the number of people tested so far is 76,43,584.
The state's recovery rate is now 82.86 per cent, while the fatality rate is 2.64 per cent.
The Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) recorded a rise of 4,121 cases on Sunday, of which 2,170 were in Mumbai city alone.
MMR's case tally is 5,29,394, of which 2,29,446 cases were reported from Mumbai.
The region recorded 90 deaths due to the virus during the day, which included 42 in Mumbai. With this, the toll in MMR is 16,927, including Mumbai's 9,433.
Pune city reported 644 new cases, Pimpri Chinchwad 333, Nashik city 400, Ahmednagar city 152, Aurangabad city 126 and Nagpur city 381.
Of the 309 fresh deaths, 169 were reported in last 48 hours, the statement said.
There are 23,10,783 people in home quarantine at present and 24,726 in institutional quarantine.
Maharashtra's COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive 15,28,226; deaths 40,349; recoveries 12,66,240; active cases 2,21,174 and people tested so far 76,43,584. PTI MR NP NP