Maharashtra today reported 4,666 new coronavirus positive cases, which increased its tally to 64 lakh 56 thousand 939, while 131 deaths pushed the toll to 1 lakh 37 thousand 157. The state public health department said, a total of 3,510 patients were discharged from hospitals during the day, which took the state’s recovery count to 62 lakh 63 thousand 416. Maharashtra’s recovery rate is 97 per cent and death rate is 2.12 per cent.
There are 52,844 active cases at present. Jalna, Akola, Yavatmal, Nagpur, Wardha, Bhandara, Gondia districts and Parbhani city did not report a single infection case on Sunday, while there was no death due to the virus in Nagpur and Akola divisions of Vidarbha region during the day, the department said. Mumbai city reported 345 new cases and two deaths.