COVID-19: Maharashtra vaccination tally crosses 3.1 crore on June 27
COVID-19: Maharashtra vaccination tally crosses 3.1 crore on June 27
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In the ongoing vaccination drive, Maharashtra on June 26 has vaccinated 7,38,450 people through 5,756 centres.

According to data released by the government, Maharashtra, as of 7 am on June 27, inoculated 3,10,33,034 people.

As per the state government data, 54,41,966 individuals aged between 18 and 44 years received the vaccine doses in the state since the inoculation drive for this age group began on May 1.

So far, 12,76,004 health care workers have been administered the first dose of the vaccine, while 8,34,195 of them have got their second dose.

Similarly, 20,87,557 frontline workers in the state have till now received their first vaccine dose and of them, 9,10,194 got their second dose.

Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan, have vaccinated 3,04,53,923, 2,46,57,455 and 2,39,87,324 doses respectively.


Maharashtra on Saturday reported 9,812 fresh coronavirus positive cases and 179 fatalities, taking the tally to 60,26,847 and the toll to 1,20,881, the state Health Department said.

Of the 179 fatalities, 106 had occurred in the last 48 hours and 73 in the last week. The state also added 332 deaths that had occurred in the past to its overall tally, it said.

With 8,752 patients being discharged during the day, the tally of recoveries in Maharashtra reached 57,81,551 so far, leaving the state with 1,21,251 active cases, the department said in a report.

The case recovery rate in Maharashtra now stands at 95.93 per cent while the case fatality rate is two per cent.

A total of 6,28,299 people are in the home quarantine while 4,272 in the institutional quarantine, the report said.

With 2,34,367 new tests, Maharashtra has so far tested 4,08,31,332 samples, it said.

Mumbai city reported 648 cases, taking its cumulative tally of infections to 7,19,610 and 15 fatalities, which raised the toll to 15,383. The Mumbai division reported 1,964 new cases and 46 deaths taking the caseload to 15,87,681 and the toll to 31,771, the department said.

Nashik division added 777 cases and 15 deaths of which 10 were from Nashik city. Pune division's caseload increased by 2,460 while 27 people died of COVID-19, the report said.

Kolhapur division continued to report the highest number of cases in Maharashtra. On Saturday, the division added 3,826 cases of which 1,551 were from rural parts of Kolhapur district. Out of 59 new deaths in the division, 21 were reported from rural parts of Kolhapur, the report said.

Aurangabad division reported 208 fresh cases and 13 deaths while Latur division added 290 infections and 13 fatalities, it said.

Akola division reported 206 new cases and three deaths while Nagpur division added 81 infections and three fatalities, the report said.

Maharashtra's coronavirus tally is as follows: Positive cases 60,26,847, new cases 9,812, deaths 1,20,881, recoveries 57,81,551, active cases 1,21,251, total tests so far 4,08,31,332.

(With inputs from agencies)

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