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Maharashtra COVID numbers at 16,17,658 with 8,142 new cases; 23,371 discharged

Mumbai city reported 1,609 positive cases during the day, which pushed its overall case count to 2,45,869, while its death toll rose to 9,912, of which 48 were reported today.

Published: 21st October 2020 09:42 PM  |   Last Updated: 21st October 2020 09:42 PM   |  A+A-

A health worker takes a nasal swab sample at a testing camp for COVID-19 for policemen in Mumbai, India, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. (Photo | AP)

By PTI

MUMBAI: Maharashtra's COVID-19 tally on Wednesday increased to 16,17,658 with the single-day rise of 8,142 cases, a state health official said.

The state also reported 180 deaths, which took the fatality count to 42,633, he said.

A total of 23,371 patients were discharged during the day after treatment, taking the tally of recovered people to 14,15,679.

With this, the number of active patients in the state stands at 1,58,852.

Mumbai city reported 1,609 positive cases during the day, which pushed its overall case count to 2,45,869, while its death toll rose to 9,912, of which 48 were reported today.

Pune city added 442 COVID-19 cases, raising its tally to 1,69,178, while three deaths took toll to 3,876. The state has so far conducted 83,27,493 tests.

Maharashtra's COVID-19 tally is as follows: Positive cases: 16,17,658, new cases: 8,142, death toll: 42,633, discharged: 14,15,679, active cases: 1,58,852, people tested so far: 83,27,493.



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