COVID-19: Maharashtra vaccination tally crosses 2.97 crore on June 25
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In the ongoing vaccination drive, Maharashtra on June 24 has vaccinated 4,20,960 people through 4,207 centres.

According to data released by the government, Maharashtra, as of 7 am on June 25, inoculated 2,97,23,637 people.

As per the state government data, 48,32,469 individuals aged between 18 and 44 years received the vaccine doses in the state till Thursday since the inoculation drive for this age group began on May 1.

So far, 12,64,363 health care workers have been administered the first dose of the vaccine, while 8,25,670 of them have got their second dose.

Similarly, 20,77,640 frontline workers in the state have till now received their first vaccine dose and of them, 8,87,937 got their second dose.

Maharashtra tops the states with a total of 2,97,23,637 inoculations followed by Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan, with 2,89,22,605, 2,39,18,802 and 2,26,79,293 doses respectively.

With the addition of 9,844 new COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra on Thursday, the state's cumulative infection count crossed the grim milestone of 60 lakh, while 197 patients succumbed to the infection, the health department said.

The state's total caseload now stands at 60,07,431, said the health department in a statement. The state's COVID-19 recovery rate is now at 95.93 per cent, while the case fatality rate has increased and reached 2 per cent, the statement said.

The state saw the discharge of 9,371 patients in the last 24 hours, pushing the number of recoveries to 57,62,661, it said. The number of active cases stands at 1,21,767, the health department said.

There are 5,32,453 people in home quarantine and 4,166 in institutional quarantine, the statement said. With 2,32,578 coronavirus tests in the last 24 hours, the cumulative figure of samples examined so far reached 4,03,60,931, it said.

(With inputs from Agencies)

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