COVID-19: Maharashtra vaccination tally crosses 2.12 crore on May 26

Sanjay JogUpdated: Wednesday, May 26, 2021, 12:45 PM IST
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In the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination drive, Maharashtra on May 26 crossed the 2.12 crore mark.

As per the data released by the government, Maharashtra, as of 7 am on May 26, inoculated 2,12,12,433 people.

A total of 24,43,159 frontline workers and 18,92,682 health care workers have till now been administered vaccines (first and second doses included) in the state.

The statement further said 7,49,989 individuals from the age group of 18 to 44 were inoculated (first dose) till Tuesday.

Besides, 1,61,61,460 citizens aged 45 and above have so far been vaccinated (first plus second dose) in the state.

Maharashtra recorded 24,136 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, taking the state's infection tally to 56,26,155, while 601 fatalities pushed the death toll to 90,349, the state health department said.

Recoveries outnumbered fresh cases, as 36,176 patients were discharged from hospitals during the day, taking the tally of recoveries to 52,18,768.

The state's COVID-19 recovery rate stood at 92.76 percent, while the case fatality rate was 1.61 percent, the department said. There are 3,14,368 active cases in the state, it added. As many as 2,64,275 people were tested for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, taking the number of tests done so far to 3,35,41,565.

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