People stand outside a closed vaccination centre due stock shortages of Covid-19 coronavirus vaccines in Mumbai on May 6, 2021.
People stand outside a closed vaccination centre due stock shortages of Covid-19 coronavirus vaccines in Mumbai on May 6, 2021.
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Maharashtra reports 62,194 new COVID-19 cases, 853 deaths; active cases now 6,39,075

Maharashtra on Thursday reported 62,194 new COVID-19 cases, taking its cumulative tally to 49,42,736, while 853 more deaths pushed the toll to 73,515, an official from the state health department said.

Compared to Wednesday, Maharashtra's COVID-19 caseload increased by 4,554 in the last 24 hours, but the fatality count dropped by 67.

(With inputs from agencies)

Mumbai and MMR COVID-19 cases 

He said Mumbai reported 3,028 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 6,68,085, while the toll increased to 13,580 with 69 fresh fatalities.

After Mumbai, 14 patients died in Panvel city followed by 12 in Navi Mumbai and 10 in Thane city, among other areas.

The larger Mumbai administrative division, including the financial capital and its satellite towns, reported 8,525 cases 124 deaths due to COVID-19, he said.

This increased the regions caseload to 14,24,093 and the fatality count to 24,296, the official said.

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IPS officer Sanjay Saxena was posted as ADG (Special Operations) at the state police headquarters.

Saravade was earlier ADG and Joint Managing Director of Police Housing and Welfare Corporation while Saxena was awaiting new posting.

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