COVID-19: Maharashtra vaccination tally crosses 2.86 crore on June 23
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In the ongoing vaccination drive, Maharashtra on June 22 has vaccinated 5,58,639 people through 5,399 centres.

According to data released by the government, Maharashtra, as of 7 am on June 23, inoculated 2,86,45,543 people.

As per the state government data, 40,26,047 individuals aged between 18 and 44 years received the vaccine doses in the state till Wednesday since the inoculation drive for this age group began on May 1.

So far, 12,54,577 health care workers have been administered the first dose of the vaccine, while 8,20,011 of them have got their second dose.

Similarly, 20,71,118 frontline workers in the state have till now received their first vaccine dose and of them, 8,74,812 got their second dose.

Maharashtra tops the states with a total of 2,86,45,543 inoculations followed by Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan, with 2,71,85,347, 2,30,28,201 and 2,20,98,670 doses respectively.

Meanwhile, Maharashtra on Tuesday reported 8,470 new coronavirus cases - up from 6,270 cases a day ago - taking its COVID-19 tally to 59,87,521, while 188 fresh deaths pushed the toll to 1,18,795, the state health department said.

As many as 9,043 patients were discharged during the day, taking the number of recovered cases to 57,42,258, a statement from the health department said. There are now 1,23,340 active cases in the state, where the coronavirus recovery rate is 95.9 per cent, while the fatality rate is 1.98 per cent, the statement said.

The health department said 2,16,861 people were tested for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours and added that so far, 3,98,86,554 tests have been conducted in the state.

(With inputs from Agencies)

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