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4,092 new coronavirus cases in Maharashtra; 40 die, 1,355 recuperate

Maharashtra recorded 4,092 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, which took the state's infection tally to 20,64,278, while 40 deaths pushed the toll to 51,529, the health department said.


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Maharashtra recorded 4,092 new

cases on Sunday, which took the state's infection tally to 20,64,278, while 40 deaths pushed the toll to 51,529, the health department said.

A total of 1,355 patients were discharged during the day. With this, the recovery count in the state grew to 19,75,603, it said.

There are 35,965 active cases in the state at present.

Currently, 1,74,243 patients are in home quarantine and 1,747 others in institutional quarantine, the department said in a statement.

Maharashtra's COVID-19 recovery rate is 95.7 per cent, while the fatality rate is 2.5 per cent, it added.

With 48,782 tests conducted on Sunday, the overall test count of the state went up to 1,53,21,608.

Mumbai city reported 645 cases on Sunday and four deaths. With this, the case count in the country's financial capital mounted to 3,14,076, including 11,419 deaths.

In Mumbai division, which comprises Mumbai city and its satellite towns, the number of positive cases rose by 1,141 to 7,04,561, while 13 deaths took the fatality count to 19,685.

Nashik city reported 122 new cases, Pune city 353, Pimpri Chinchwad 138.

Aurangabad city and Hingoli did not report any new case. Aurangabad division did not report any death due to the infection.

In Kolhapur division, only one death was reported in Ratnagiri.

Except four deaths in Beed, no fatality was reported anywhere else in Latur division.

Amravati city registered 430 new cases, Yavatmal 105, Nagpur city 437.

The figures in Maharashtra are as follows: Total case count 20,64,278, death toll 51,529, recoveries 19,75,603, active cases 35,965, tests conducted on Sunday 48,782, total test count 1,53,21,608.

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First Published: Sun, February 14 2021. 20:14 IST