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Maharashtra on Sunday reported 10,442 new COVID cases pushing the total tally to 59,08,992. Currently, the state has as many as 1,55,588 cases, the health bulletin said.

In the last 24 hours, the state also saw 483 deaths, pushing the toll to 1,11,104. Also as many as 7,504 recoveries were recorded in the same time span taking the total to 56,39,271

The state's recovery rate is 95.44 per cent and case fatality rate is 1.88 per cent now, it said.

As many as 2,12,536 tests were conducted on Sunday, taking the total number of tests done so far to 3,80,46,590.

The COVID-19 tally in Mumbai rose by 700 on Sunday to touch 7,16,579, while 19 deaths pushed the toll to 15,183, an official said.

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said a statement that 704 people were discharged from hospitals during the day, which took the recovery count to 6,83,382, leaving the metropolis with 15,773 active cases.

A total of 30,137 tests were done in the past 24 hours, taking the overall number of tests in Mumbai to 66,20,408. The recovery rate stands at 95 per cent, while the case doubling rate is 653 days, the BMC data revealed.

The Mumbai civic body on Sunday informed that two COVID-19 cases were reported from city's slum colony Dharavi and currently, there are only 13 active infections in the area.

After reporting up to 99 COVID-19 cases daily in April, Dharavi has seen a gradual drop in single-day infections in the last couple of days , marking a turnaround in the second wave. Cases in the slum-dominated area rose significantly in March and peaked in April, when it reported the highest single-day spike of 99 cases on April 8.

Mumbai division reported 2,056 cases and 91 deaths. The number of cases in this region is now 15,63,322 and fatality count 30,520.

Nashik division reported 1,336 cases, including 595 in Ahmednagar district and 427 in Nashik district. Pune division recorded 2,463 cases, including 823 in Satara district and 767 in Pune district.

(With inputs from agencies)

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