Maharashtra today recorded 2,190 fresh coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total tally in the state to 56,948, according to the state health department.
Along with that, the death toll in the state increased to 1,897 after 105 more fatalities were reported in the state since Tuesday, it said.
Out of the fresh cases, 904 patients have been discharged or cured of the highly contagious disease today. So far, 17,918 Covid-19 positive patients have been cured in the state, said health minister Rajesh Tope.
There are currently 37,215 active cases, he added.
Of these fresh cases, Mumbai alone reported 1,044 more positive patients, taking the city's total Covid-19 count to 33,835. There were also 32 more deaths reported in the last 24 hours. The city's death toll now stands at 1,097, according to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).
Moreover, Dharavi, Asia's largest slum reported 18 more cases, taking the total to 1,639 in the area. No death due to infection reported there in last 24 hours, said a health official.
Meanwhile, the novel coronavirus cases in India has surged past 1.5 lakh today after 6,387 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours. The total number of coroanvirus cases now stands at 151,767, according to the health ministry data.
The death toll in the country also increased to 4,337 after 170 more fatalities were reported in the country since Tuesday.