MUMBAI: Coronavirus cases in Maharashtra went up to 6,57,450 on Friday with 14,161 new patients being reported, the state health department said.With 339 fatalities, the death toll due to the pandemic rose to 21,698, it said in a statement.
Also, 11,749 patients were discharged from hospitals during the day, taking the number of recovered cases to 4,70,873.
The recovery rate in the state is 71.62 per cent while the case fatality rate is 3.30 per cent.
There are 1,64,562 active cases in the state, while 34,92,966 people have been tested so far.
Currently, 11,92,685 people are in home quarantine and 35,132 in institutional quarantine.
Of the new cases recorded on Friday, 3,833 were from the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR),including 1,406 in Mumbai alone.
There were 113 deaths in MMR on Friday, including 42 in Mumbai.
The total number of coronavirus cases in MMR is 3,02,998 which includes 1,34,228 from Mumbai, the state health department said.
The death toll in MMR is 12,081 including 7,356 from Mumbai.
Elsewhere in the state, Nashik city saw 538 new cases, Ahmednagar city 208, Pune city 1,692, Pimpri-Chinchwad 946, Kolhapur city 168, Sangli city 172, Aurangabad city 164, Nanded city 160, Nagpur city 976.
Of 339 deaths recorded in the state on Friday, 260 took place in the last 48 hours and 48 in the last week, the health department release said, adding that 31 deaths had taken place even before the last week.
Coronavirus figures in Maharashtra are as follows: Total cases 6,57,450, New cases 14,161, Death toll 21,698, Recoveries 4,70,873, Active cases 1,64,562, People tested 34,92,966.

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