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Maharashtra sees 9,489 new Covid cases, 153 deaths; Mumbai posts 572 fresh cases

A total of 2,24,374 new Covid-19 tests were conducted in Maharashtra today, taking the cumulative figure so far to 4,23,20,88

A medic collects swab samples for Covid-19 test of passengers arriving from outstation trains at Dadar station, in Mumbai.Premium
A medic collects swab samples for Covid-19 test of passengers arriving from outstation trains at Dadar station, in Mumbai.

Maharashtra saw an uptick in new Covid-19 cases at 9,489 on Saturday, as opposed to 8,753 a day before. The total number of positive cases due to the pandemic so far in the state stands at 60,88,841. The number of deaths due to Covid-19 in the state during the day stood at 153, taking the overall toll to 1,22,724.

Maharashtra recorded 8,395 recoveries on Saturday, making the cumulative count 58,45,315. Now the state has 1,17,575 active cases. The case recovery rate in Maharashtra now stands at 96 per cent and the case fatality rate is 2.01 per cent.

After 2,24,374 new tests on Saturday , the number of samples tested so far in Maharashtra went up to 4,23,20,880, the state public health department said.

State capital Mumbai reported 571 new cases and 21 deaths during the day, which raised. The total tally of Covid-19 infections in the city is now 7,24,122, while the overall death toll is 15,520. The Mumbai division added 1,822 cases and 65 deaths, raising the total number of cases to 16,01,128 and the fatalities to 32,250.

The Nashik division posted 617 new Covid-19 cases including 379 in Ahmednagar district. The Pune division saw 3,092 cases, of which 919 were in Satara district and 779 in Pune city, the department said.

The Kolhapur division reported 3,423 fresh cases, including 1,289 in Kolhapur district. Aurangabad division reported 145 cases, Latur division 210, Akola division 92 and Nagpur division 88, it stated.

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Published: 03 Jul 2021, 10:21 PM IST
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