Maharashtra records 10,442 fresh COVID-19 cases; recoveries dip to 7,504
Maharashtra records 10,442 fresh COVID-19 cases; recoveries dip to 7,504
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Maharashtra on Sunday recorded 10,442 fresh cases, taking the number of active cases to 1,55,588. Besides, 483 COVID-19 deaths were reported in the day, taking the number of total fatalities to 1,08,816. The state recorded less number of recoveries as compared to 14,910 on Saturday.

7,504 patients were discharged in the day, taking the tally to 56,39,271. The recovery rate in the state retained at 95.44%. The case fatality rate in the state is 1.88%.

Currently, 9,62,134 people are in home quarantine and 6,160 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 2056 new cases.

The Nashik circle--which consists of Nashik, Nashik MC, Malegaon MC, Ahmednagar, Ahmednagar MC, Dhule, Dhule MC, Jalgaon, Jalgaon MC, Nandurbar--reported 1336 fresh COVID-19 cases.

The Pune circle--which includes Pune, PMC, PCMC, Solapur, Solapur MC, Satara--recorded 2463 new cases.

The Kolhapur circle reported 3568 new cases, Aurangabad circle 202, Latur circle 284, Akola circle 311, and Nagpur circle recorded 222 new COVID-19 cases.

The Maharashtra Government has reiterated that there is no fudging of COVID-19 data but said that it has been engaged in data reconciliation regularly. The data reconciliation exercise conducted from May 26 to June 12 has seen deaths being reported with a delay from Pune, Thane, Nagpur, Nashik, Aurangabad, Ahmednagar, and Yavatmal. It has resulted in the state's overall pandemic-related deaths increasing by 8,840 to 1.08 lakh now. On June 12, the state had reported 360 deaths while the progressive deaths after data reconciliation have surged to 1,08,333.

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