Maharashtra COVID-19 tally breaches 20,000 mark

Maharashtra COVID-19 tally breaches 20,000 mark

On Saturday, Maharashtra's COVID-19 case count crossed the 20,000-mark as 1,165 fresh cases were reported in the 24 hours. Throughout the day, the state reported 48 more deaths, taking its death toll to 779. 27 of the deaths were recorded in Mumbai, nine in Pune, eight in Malegaon, one in Pune district, one in Nanded and one in Amaravati.

While 1,165 new cases were reported on Saturday, 330 patients recovered from COVID-19 and got discharged, taking the total number of recoveries in Maharashtra to 3,800. Maharashtra is the worst-affected Indian state by COVID-19 with 20,328 cases being reported so far. In the state, Mumbai alone has 12,864 cases and 489 fatalities so far.

The State Health Ministry said that as of Saturday, 2,27,804 people have been tested. While 2,41,290 people are placed under home quarantine, 13,976 are under institutional quarantine, it said. Pune, another coronavirus hotspot, has so far reported 1,975 cases and 141 deaths. As for the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, the case count in Thane stands at 800 and for Navi Mumbai, it stands at 789.

The data by the Health Ministry also revealed that of the total coronavirus patients in Mumbai, 59 per cent, i.e. 5,228 persons, are asymptomatic. It further said that 39 per cent of patients, i.e. 3,209 persons, showed mild to medium symptoms whereas only five per cent of patients, i.e. 236 persons, were under critical condition. Three per cent of patients were being provided with oxygen and the remaining one per cent of patients were on ventilator support.

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