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Maharashtra reported 6,218 new COVID-19 circumstances, taking the tally to 21,12,312. (File)


After slipping beneath 5,000 for a day, new COVID-19 circumstances once more crossed the 6,000-mark in Maharashtra as we speak attributable to a spike within the Akola division, whereas 51 sufferers died, a multi-week excessive, within the state, the well being division mentioned.

The state reported 6,218 new COVID-19 circumstances, up from 5,210 on Monday, taking the tally to 21,12,312, it mentioned.

The state — which has witnessed an upsurge in COVID- 19 circumstances since February 10 — reported 6,112 infections on February 19, adopted by 6,281 on February 20 and 6,971 on February 21.

Maharashtra on Tuesday reported one of many highest fatality counts in current occasions at 51, taking the dying depend to 51,857, mentioned a well being division official. Out of those 51 deaths, 32 occurred within the final 48 hours and 12 within the final week. Remaining seven deaths occurred within the interval earlier than the final week, he mentioned.

The Akola division in Vidarbha reported the best variety of circumstances within the state at 1,392, abandoning the Mumbai division, which often leads the day by day an infection tally, at 1,250. The Akola division, which consists of Amravati, Yavatmal, Buldhana, Washim and Akola districts, has emerged as the brand new COVID-19 epicentre in Maharashtra.

Mumbai metropolis reported 643 new circumstances, taking the cumulative COVID-19 tally to three,20,532. Eight extra deaths pushed the town’s depend to 11,454, the official mentioned. With 1,250 new circumstances, the Mumbai divisions tally elevated to 7,16,299, whereas 11 contemporary deaths took the depend to 19,768.


The Pune division additionally reported larger variety of circumstances than the Mumbai division. With 1,288 circumstances, the Pune divisions tally reached 5,17,760, whereas the fatality depend stood at 11,716.

“Pune metropolis alone reported 679 circumstances, highest by a municipal company within the state. With this, the town’s cumulative COVID-19 figures reached 2,05,437, whereas the dying depend stood at 4,566, the official mentioned.

Within the Akola division, areas below the Amravati Municipal Corporation reported 515 circumstances and different components of the district 271. Akola metropolis (121), Yavatmal (165) and Buldhana (161) have been the opposite main contributors, the official mentioned.

The COVID-19 tally within the Akola division rose to 88,761, whereas eight extra deaths pushed the depend to 1,710, he mentioned. Also, 5,869 sufferers have been discharged from hospitals throughout the day, taking the state’s recoveries to twenty,05,851, the official mentioned.

Maharashtra now has 53,409 lively circumstances, he mentioned. Currently, there are 2,79,288 folks in house quarantine and a pair of,484 in institutional quarantine. With 67,488 extra statewide coronavirus assessments, the variety of samples examined to this point rose to 1,58,60,912.


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