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Updated on: Tuesday, October 05, 2021, 07:35 PM IST

Maharashtra government provides Rs 15.30 crore financial aid to over 306 children who lost parents to COVID-19

Representative Image | PTI

Representative Image | PTI

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The Maharashtra government has disbursed Rs 15.30 crore into accounts of over 306 children who lost their parents to COVID-19.

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray making the announcement via a tweet said, "the state government had promised to take care of children who had lost their parents to COVID by supporting them with the assistance of Rs 5 lakh each. Accordingly, Rs 15.30 crore has been disbursed so far to the accounts of over 306 children, helping in securing their future."

Meanwhile, Maharashtra on Tuesday, October 5, recorded 2,401 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the number of active cases to 33,159. Besides, 39 COVID-19 deaths were reported in the day, taking the number of total fatalities to 1,39,272.

2,840 patients were discharged in the day, taking the tally to 63,88,899. The recovery rate in the state is 97.32%. The case fatality rate in the state is 2.12%.

Currently, 2,40,052 people are in home quarantine and 1,338 people are in institutional quarantine.

The Mumbai circle--which consists of MCGM, Thane, TMC, Navi Mumbai, KDMC, Ulhasnagar MC, Bhivandi Nijampur MC, Mira Bhayandar MC, Palghar, Vasai Virar MC, Raigad, Panvel MC--recorded 845 new cases.

The Nashik circle--which consists of Nashik, Nashik MC, Malegaon MC, Ahmednagar, Ahmednagar MC, Dhule, Dhule MC, Jalgaon, Jalgaon MC, Nandurbar--reported 463 fresh COVID-19 cases.

The Pune circle--which includes Pune, PMC, PCMC, Solapur, Solapur MC, Satara--recorded 791 new cases.

The Kolhapur circle--which includes Kolhapur, Kolhapur MC, Sangli, Sangli MC, Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri-- reported 178 new cases.

The Aurangabad circle--which consists of Aurangabad, Aurangabad MC, Jalna, Hingoli, Parbhani, Parbhani MC-- reported 30 fresh cases.

The Latur circle--which consists of Latur, Latur MC, Osmanabad, Beed, Nanded, Nanded MC--recorded 77 fresh cases.

The Akola circle--which includes Akola, Akola MC, Amaravati, Amaravati MC, Yawatmal, Buldhana, Washim-- recorded 5 fresh cases.

Nagpur circle--which includes Nagpur, Nagpur MC, Wardha, Bhandara, Gondia, Chandrapur, Chandrapur MC, Gadchiroli --reported 12 fresh cases.

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Published on: Tuesday, October 05, 2021, 07:35 PM IST
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