Maharashtra registers 542 new Covid-19 cases & one fatality; active tally at 4,360

Maharashtra registers 542 new Covid-19 cases & one fatality; active tally at 4,360

There has been a drop in infections since Friday, when the state had recorded 926 cases and three fatalities.

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Saturday, April 08, 2023, 08:31 PM IST
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Mumbai: According to a state health department official, Maharashtra reported 542 new cases of coronavirus infection and one fatality on Saturday. This brings the total number of infections in the state to 81,49,141 and the death toll to 1,48,458.

There has been a drop in infections since Friday, when the state had recorded 926 cases and three fatalities.

With 668 patients recovering from the infection in the last 24 hours, the count of recoveries has reached 79,96,323, leaving the state with 4,360 active cases, the official said.

As per the health department's bulletin, Mumbai recorded 207 cases on Saturday, making it the fifth consecutive day that the city saw 200 plus infections.

One death reported in Amravati

The only fatality of the day was reported in Amravati city, it said.

The fatality rate in the state stands at 1.82 per cent, while the recovery rate is at 98.12 per cent.

As many as 6,651 swab samples were tested in the state in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of tests conducted in the state to 8,66,94,304, the bulletin stated.

Maharashtra's COVID-19 figures: Fresh cases: 542, Fatality: 1; Active Cases: 4,360, Tests: 6,651. 

(With inputs from PTI)

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