Maharashtra Coronavirus News Highlights: The number of fresh COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra remained below 10,000 on the second consecutive day on Tuesday. A day after reporting 7,089 COVID-19 cases, the state has added 8,522 new infections, taking the total tally to 15,43,837. With 187 deaths, the cumulative toll went up to 40,701, a health official said. A total of 15,356 patients were discharged after treatment in the day, taking the count of recoveries to 12,97,252. The state is now left with 2,05,415 active cases.
With 1,325 new cases, Mumbai city’s tally rose to 2,32,391, while the fatality count increased by 38 to 9,507, the health department said. The Mumbai division, which consists of Mumbai city and its satellite towns, added 2,660 new infections, raising the total count to 5,35,214. A total of 17,060 people have died so far in the region, the health official said.
Pune city added 490 cases, raising its tally to 1,65,839, while 13 deaths took cumulative toll to 3,749. The number of cases in the Pune division stood at 4,01,395 and deaths at 8,848 as on Tuesday.