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Updated on: Monday, August 16, 2021, 01:57 PM IST

COVID-19: Maharashtra cumulative vaccination tally crosses 4.94 crore

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In the ongoing vaccination drive, Maharashtra on August 15 has vaccinated 2,06,163 people through 1,049 sessions.

According to data released by the government, Maharashtra, as of 7 am on August 16, inoculated 4,94,18,060 people.

As per the state government data, 1,42,09,266 individuals aged between 18 and 44 years received their first vaccine dose and 11,63,625 received their second dose since the inoculation drive for this age group began on May 1.

So far, 12,91,636 health care workers have been administered the first dose of the vaccine, while 9,48,284 of them have got their second dose.

Similarly, 21,32,246 frontline workers in the state have till now received their first vaccine dose and of them, 12,86,059 got their second dose.

Meanwhile, Maharashtra on Sunday reported 4,797 new coronavirus positive cases and 130 fatalities while 3,710 patients recovered, the state health department said.

With the new additions, the tally of cases in Maharashtra reached 63,92,660 and the death toll to 1,35,039, it said.

A total of 61,89,933 patients have recovered from coronavirus infection in Maharashtra so far, leaving the state with 64,219 active cases.

Mumbai reported 262 cases during the day and 4 deaths, taking the tally to 7,39,331 and the toll to 15,981.

The Mumbai division saw 699 fresh infections and 12 deaths, raising the total to 16,52,731 and the number of fatalities to 34,724, the department said.

Nashik division added 901 new cases including 748 in the Ahmednagar district. Pune division reported 1,982 infections including 619 in the Satara district, 582 in Solapur district and 436 in Pune district.

Kolhapur division added 921 infections, including 367 in the Sangli district, and 200 in the Kolhapur district, the department said.

Aurangabad division reported 55 new cases, the Latur division 197 including 123 infections in the Beed district. Akola division added 35 cases and the Nagpur division 7 cases.

Nagpur city saw one case. Nagpur, Gondia, Chandrapur and Gadchiroli districts did not report a fresh COVID-19 case.

Akola, Amravati, Latur and Nanded cities and the Yavatmal district also did not report any new case.

With 1,99,963 new tests, the number of samples tested so far in Maharashtra reached 5,09,59,730, the department said.

Tally of COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra is as follows: Positive cases 63,92,660, deaths 1,35,039, total tests 5,09,59,730, active cases 64,219, tests today 1,99,963.

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Published on: Monday, August 16, 2021, 01:57 PM IST
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