Mumbai: Maharashtra on Sunday logged 832 COVID related fatalities, which is the highest-ever single-day spike since the pandemic started. With today’s count, the death toll in the state has reached 64,760.
As many as 66,191 fresh COVID-19 cases were reported from Maharashtra today, which is slightly lower than yesterday’s count of 67,160. On Friday, meanwhile, the state had logged 66,836 new infections. The death toll, meanwhile, rose to 12,783 as 64 people succumbed to the diseases in the last 24 hours.
With today’s count, the active tally in the state stands at 6,98,354, as per the state health bulletin. The state also reported 61,450 recoveries taking the total number of recoveries to 35,30,060. Maharashtra’s COVID-19 recovery rate stood at 82.1 per cent while the fatality rate is 1.51 per cent. The state’s positivity rate is 16.68 per cent.