Maharashtra COVID-19 cases up by 4,878 to over 1.74 lakh; death toll at 7,855

As many as 1,951 patients discharged; recovered cases in the state stands at 90,911

Maharashtra COVID-19 cases up by 4,878 to over 1.74 lakh; death toll at 7,855

Mumbai: Volunteers wearing protective suits conduct door-to-door thermal screening of the residents of Shivaji Nagar area in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, during Unlock 1.0, at Malad in Mumbai on Tuesday, June 30, 2020. (PTI Photo)

Mumbai, June 30

Maharashtra’s COVID-19 case tally rose to 1,74,761 on Tuesday with the addition of 4,878 new patients while the death toll mounted by 245, including 57 fatalities in Mumbai, to 7,855, state Health Department said.

This is for the first time in the last five days that the number of the average daily cases has fallen below 5,000 in the state.

A total of 1,951 coronavirus patients were discharged during the day, taking the number of the recovered cases in the state to 90,911.

There are 75,995 active cases in Maharashtra now.

A total of 9,66,723 people have been tested for COVID-19 infection, of which 18.07 per cent were tested positive.

Of the 245 deaths being added to the tally, 95 had occurred in the last 48 hours, the state Health Department said.

The fatality rate stands at 4.49 per cent while the state recovery rate is 52.02 per cent.

Mumbai reported 57 deaths and 893 new cases in the day.

A total of 5,78,033 people are currently placed under home quarantine while 38,866 others are in institutional quarantine, it said.

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) reported 3,075 new cases in the day.

Pune city reported 816 new cases in the day and Aurangabad 128 new cases.

The COVID-19 figures in Maharashtra are as follows: positive cases 1,74,761, deaths 7,855, recoveries 90,911, active cases 75,995, and people tested so far 9,66,723. PTI

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