Maharashtra on Sunday, January 2, recorded 11,877 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the number of active cases to 42,024. Besides, 9 COVID-19 deaths were reported in the day, taking the number of total fatalities to 1,41,542.
2.069 patients were discharged in the day, taking the tally to 65,12,610. The recovery rate in the state is 97.21%. The case fatality rate in the state is 2.11%.
Currently, 2,43,250 people are in home quarantine and 1091 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 10,394 new cases.
The Nashik circle--which consists of Nashik, Nashik MC, Malegaon MC, Ahmednagar, Ahmednagar MC, Dhule, Dhule MC, Jalgaon, Jalgaon MC, Nandurbar--reported 217 fresh COVID-19 cases.
The Pune circle--which includes Pune, PMC, PCMC, Solapur, Solapur MC, Satara--recorded 931 new cases.
The Kolhapur circle--which includes Kolhapur, Kolhapur MC, Sangli, Sangli MC, Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri-- reported 75 new cases.
The Aurangabad circle--which consists of Aurangabad, Aurangabad MC, Jalna, Hingoli, Parbhani, Parbhani MC-- reported 50 fresh cases.
The Latur circle--which consists of Latur, Latur MC, Osmanabad, Beed, Nanded, Nanded MC--recorded 567 fresh cases.
The Akola circle--which includes Akola, Akola MC, Amaravati, Amaravati MC, Yawatmal, Buldhana, Washim-- recorded 31 fresh cases.
Nagpur circle--which includes Nagpur, Nagpur MC, Wardha, Bhandara, Gondia, Chandrapur, Chandrapur MC, Gadchiroli --reported 112 fresh cases.
50 new cases of the Omicron variant of coronavirus were detected in Maharashtra on Sunday, of which 36 are from Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC), eight from Pimpri Chinchwad and two each from Pune Municipal Corporation and one each in Thane and Mumbai. These cases were reported by Pune's B J Medical College. With this, the total number of Omicron cases in the state has jumped to 510.
328 are from Mumbai, followed by 36 in Pimpri Chinchwad, 23 in Pune rural, 49 in Pune Municipal Corporation, 13 in Thane, eight each in Navi Mumbai and Panvel, seven in Kalyan Dombivali, six each in Nagpur and Satara, five in Osmanabad, four in Vasai Virar, three in Nanded, two each in Aurangabad, Buldhana, Bhiwandi Nizampur, Mira Bhayandar and one each in Latur, Ahmednagar, Akola, Kolhapur.
Meanwhile, out of the 510, 193 patients have been discharged following a negative RT-PCR test.
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