A tailor, who has been distributing stitched facemasks to people in need since the onset of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, waits for customers at his shop in Mumbai on June 29, 2021.
A tailor, who has been distributing stitched facemasks to people in need since the onset of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, waits for customers at his shop in Mumbai on June 29, 2021.
(Photo by AFP)

Maharashtra on Tuesday recorded 8,623 fresh cases, taking the number of active cases to 1,17,098. Besides, 231 COVID-19 deaths were reported in the day, taking the number of total fatalities to 1,21,804. On Monday, the state had registered 6,727 cases and 101 deaths.

8,623 patients were discharged in the day, taking the tally to 58,09,548. The recovery rate in the state rose to 96%. The case fatality rate in the state is 2.01%.

Currently, 6,21,377 people are in home quarantine and 3,584 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 1740 new cases.

The Nashik circle--which consists of Nashik, Nashik MC, Malegaon MC, Ahmednagar, Ahmednagar MC, Dhule, Dhule MC, Jalgaon, Jalgaon MC, Nandurbar--reported 571 fresh COVID-19 cases.

The Pune circle--which includes Pune, PMC, PCMC, Solapur, Solapur MC, Satara--recorded 2058 new cases.

The Kolhapur circle reported 3094 new cases, Aurangabad circle 104, Latur circle 260, Akola circle 161, and Nagpur circle recorded 97 new COVID-19 cases.

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