Mumbai: The health department said the total number of COVID-19 in Maharashtra surged by 9,601 cases to 4,31,719 on Saturday, while the death of 322 patients, including 45 in Mumbai, brought the state’s death toll to 15,316 cases.
A total of 10,725 patients were discharged that day, bringing the number of recovered cases to 2,66,883.
Health Minister Rajesh Topp said that there are currently 1,49,214 patients in Maharashtra.
The city of Mumbai reported 1,047 new cases, bringing the total to 1,15,331, and the suburbs increased by 2,995. The death toll in Mumbai is now 6,398.
The number of cases in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) reached 2,42,778, while the number of deaths was 9,766.
There were 1,441 cases in Pune City, while the neighboring Pimpri Chinchwad increased by 797 on the same day. The health department said that Pune City reported 42 deaths and 13 patients died in the PCMC (Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation) area.
The cumulative number of cases in the Pune branch is 1,05,359 and 2,830 deaths. The total number of cases in the Nashik department has reached 35,290 with 1,215 deaths, while the Kolhapur department has so far reported 10,404 cases and 255 deaths.
To date, the Aurangabad branch has reported 17,199 deaths and 611 deaths, while the Latour branch has 5,825 deaths and 245 deaths.
The number of cases in the Akola sector reached 7,753 and the death toll was 260.
The health department said that so far, the state has tested 21,94,943 people for COVID-19.
Top said that a total of 9,08,099 people are currently in home quarantine, while 38,947 people are still under quarantine in institutional facilities.
The COVID-19 data in Maharashtra is as follows: positive cases 4,31,719, deaths 15,316, recovered cases 2,66,883, active cases 1,49,214, and 21,94,943 people tested so far.