Updated on: Sunday, October 17, 2021, 12:42 PM IST

COVID-19: Maharashtra cumulative vaccination tally crosses 9.13 crore

Representative Image | AFP

Representative Image | AFP


In the ongoing vaccination drive, Maharashtra on October 16 has vaccinated 5,17,850 in 4,160 sessions .

According to data released by the government, Maharashtra as of 7am on October 17 inoculated 9,13,05,365 people.

As per the state government data, 3,38,35,850 individuals aged between 18 and 44 years received their first vaccine dose and 98,95,107 received their second dose since the inoculation drive for this age group began on May 1.

So far, 12,93,707 health care workers have been administered the first dose of the vaccine, while 11,04,451 of them have got their second dose.

Similarly, 21,45,282 frontline workers in the state have till now received their first vaccine dose and of them, 18,14,514 got their second dose.

Meanwhile, Maharashtra on Saturday reported 1,553 coronavirus positive cases and 26 fatalities while 1,682 patients recovered, the state health department said.

The new additions pushed the COVID-19 tally in Maharashtra to 65,89,982, the death toll to 1,39,760, and the number of recoveries to 64,16,998, leaving the state with 29,627 active cases.

Maharashtra's case recovery rate now stands at 97.38 per cent and the fatality rate is 2.12 per cent, the department said in a statement.

With 1,00,944 new tests, the number of samples examined so far in Maharashtra went up to 6,09,09,99, it said.

Mumbai city reported 319 new COVID-19 cases and three deaths, taking the caseload to 7,51,293 and the number of fatalities to 16,180.

Mumbai division saw 582 cases and five deaths, which raised the count of infections in the region to 16,91,183 and the toll to 35,395, the department said.

Nashik division reported 385 new cases, including 230 in the Ahmednagar district. Pune division saw 402 infections, Kolhapur division 119, Aurangabad division 24, and Latur division 35.

In the Akola division, two cases were reported in the Buldhana district and not a single death due to COVID-19.

Nagpur division saw four cases, including one in the Nagpur district and three in Nagpur city. No fresh COVID-19 death was reported, the department release said.

Maharashtra's coronavirus tally is as follows: Positive cases 65,89,982, deaths 1,39,760, recoveries 64,16,998, active cases 29,627, total tests 6,09,09,998, tests today 1,00,944.

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Published on: Sunday, October 17, 2021, 12:42 PM IST