Maharashtra's cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage exceeds 1.22 crore
Maharashtra's cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage exceeds 1.22 crore
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The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in Maharashtra crossed 1.22 crore on Monday as part of the world's largest vaccination drive, the Union Health Ministry has informed.

According to the ministry, in Maharashtra, cumulatively, 1,22,73,973, as per the provisional report till 7 am on Monday.

The ministry stated that 1,27,079 vaccination doses were administered in the last 24 hours in the state through 1,515 centres.

Meanwhile, Maharashtra on Sunday reported 68,631 fresh Covid-19 cases, breaking all its previous records of the highest number of cases reported in the past 24 hours. This pushed the statewide cumulative cases to 3,839,338, the state health department's bulletin stated.

At present, Maharashtra along with a huge COVID-19 surge is struggling with a shortage of medical oxygen and Remdesivir.

Mumbai on Sunday reported 8,479 fresh COVID-19 cases and 53 deaths, as per a report by BMC's health department.

As per reports by the city's civic body Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Mumbai reported 53 COVID-19 fatalities taking the death toll to 12,347. With the addition of today's number, the city has reported 5,79,311 COVID-19 cases.

In Mumbai, as of now, there are 87,698 active patients. On Sunday, 8,078 patients recovered and were discharged taking the total number of recovered patients to 4,78,039. The city's recovery rate is now at 82%.

The doubling rate of COVID-19 cases is now 45 days.

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