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Maharashtra on Friday reported 2,285 new Covid-19 cases and 5 deaths, the state health department notified. And with this, the active number of patients has grown to 11,733 and the overall tally reached 80,80,696. The death toll, meanwhile, touched 1,48,191. 

As per the bulletin, of the total new cases, the highest 1,630 were registered in the Mumbai administrative circle followed by Pune (331), Nagpur (138), Nashik (60), Kolhapur (45), Latur (38), Akola (27) and the Aurangabad circle (16). An administrative circle consists of multiple districts. Of the five coronavirus-related deaths reported in the state in the last 24 hours, two occurred in the Mumbai circle and one each in Pune, Kolhapur and Aurangabad circles, said the department. 

The overall number of recuperated cases rose to 79,20,772 after 2,237 patients recovered from the viral disease in the last 24 hours, as per the bulletin. Maharashtra now has 11,733 active COVID-19 cases. Of these, the highest number of 5,852 active cases are in Mumbai followed by 1,696 and 1,557 in Thane and Pune districts, respectively, it said. The state's coronavirus recovery rate was 98.02 per cent, while the fatality rate was 1.83 per cent. With 40,891 new coronavirus tests conducted in the last 24 hours, the number of samples tested so far in Maharashtra rose to 8,37,75,585, said the bulletin.

On Thursday, the state had logged 2,246 new coronavirus infections and six fatalities.

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