Of the new cases registered in the last 24 hours, the Pune division -- which covers the municipal corporations of Pune, Pimpri- Chinchwad and Solapur, rest of the Pune and Solapur districts and Satara -- reported the highest 3,301 cases, overtaking the MMR's single-day tally of 2,977.
An FIR was registered against a 30-year-old woman from Pune's Pimpri Chinchwad, who was tested COVID-19 positive and was under home isolation, for fleeing to Dubai via Mumbai airport through a special flight on July 17, the police said.
The Pune division has till now reported 68,575 cases and 1,946 fatalities.
The recovery rate in the state is 55.72 per cent, while the fatality rate is 3.75%, the department said.
Currently, 7,79,676 people are in home quarantine while 45,077 are in institutional quarantine.
A total of 16,40,644 people have been tested in the state so far, it said.
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