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COVID-19: Maharashtra vaccination tally crosses 2.23 crore on May 31

Sanjay Jog | Updated on: Monday, May 31, 2021, 01:12 PM IST

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In the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination drive, Maharashtra on May 31 crossed the 2.23 crore mark.

As per the data released by the government, Maharashtra, as of 7 am on May 31, inoculated 2,23,06,998 people.

A total of 25,36,468 frontline workers and 19,10,807 health care workers have till now been administered vaccines (first and second doses included) in the state.

The statement further said 10,00,488 individuals from the age group of 18 to 44 were inoculated (first dose) till Sunday.

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Besides, 1,68,59,275 citizens aged 45 and above have so far been vaccinated (first plus second dose) in the state.

Maharashtra tops the states with a total of 2,23,06,998 inoculations followed by Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat with 1,80,08,604, 1,68,61,567 and 1,69,00,663 doses respectively.

Meanwhile, Maharashtra reported 18,600 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, its lowest one-day count since mid-March this year, which took the tally to 57,31 815, the health department said.

The death of 402 patients during the day pushed the number of fatalities to 94,844. A total of 22,532 patients were discharged from hospitals during the day, which took the recovery count of the state to 53,62,370. Its recovery rate is now 93.55 per cent and the fatality rate is 1.65 per cent, the department said in a statement. There are 2,71,801 active cases in the state.

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Published on: Monday, May 31, 2021, 01:12 PM IST