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Maharashtra logs 640 new Covid cases, five deaths; active tally at 4,050

As compared to the previous day, the state's one-day infection count witnessed an increase of 90 cases as it had reported 550 cases along with two fatalities on Tuesday.

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Maharashtra | Coronavirus | Omicron

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 



Photo: Bloomberg
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on Wednesday reported 640 new COVID-19 cases and five fatalities, which took its overall caseload to 81,17,024 and to 1,48,319, the state health department said.

As compared to the previous day, the state's one-day infection count witnessed an increase of 90 cases as it had reported 550 cases along with two fatalities on Tuesday.

The Mumbai circle reported the highest 224 new cases, followed by Pune circle (219), Nagpur circle (52), Nashik circle (36), Latur circle (34), Kolhapur (29), Akola circle (28) and Aurangabad circle (18).

Of the five deaths, Pune circle reported three and Mumbai circle two.

The state's COVID-19 recovery count climbed to 79,64,655 as 801 patients recuperated from the infection during the day, the department said in its report.

has 4,050 active COVID-19 cases and of those, the highest number of 1,238 cases are in Pune, followed by 845 and 577 cases in Mumbai and Thane districts respectively.

Presently, Maharashtra's recovery rate is 98.12 per cent and the fatality rate is 1.82 per cent.

As 25,030 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours, the number of samples tested so far in rose to 8,45,94,201, the report said.

The figures in Maharashtra are as follows: Positive cases 81,17,024; fresh cases 640; 1,48,319; recoveries 79,64,655; active cases 4,050; total tests 8,45,94,201.

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First Published: Wed, September 21 2022. 20:54 IST

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