MUMBAI: Maharashtra on Tuesday reported 10,425 fresh cases of coronavirus infection, taking the state’s case tally to 7,03,823, said a state health official. With this, cases in Maharashtra crossed the 7 lakh-mark. The state had crossed the six lakh-mark on August 17.
The death toll due to the pandemic in the state rose to 22,794 with 329 fatalities being reported during the day, the official said.
There are 1,65,921 active cases in Maharashtra now.
12,300 people were discharged from hospitals in the state on Tuesday, taking the number of recovered cases to 5,14,790.
Mumbai reported 587 new cases and 35 deaths. The number of Covid-19 cases in the city thus rose to 1,37,683 and death toll to 7,474.
There are 17,938 active coronavirus cases in Mumbai now, the health official added.
Pune city reported 1,228 new cases and 36 deaths.
The total number of cases in Pune city is 91,485 and death toll is 2,381.
So far 37,24,911 tests have been carried out in the state.
Of the 329 deaths reported in Maharashtra on Tuesday, 241 deaths had taken place in the last 48 hours while 44 deaths had taken place in the last one week.
The remaining 44 deaths had taken place before the last week but reflected in Tuesday’s data compilation, the health official said.
The Thane division, which includes Mumbai city as well, reported 1,707 new cases of Covid-19, taking its total to 3,12,773 while 12,383 people have died so far.
Nashik division has reported 82,959 cases and 2,037 deaths.
The number of cases in Pune division is 1,83,074 while death toll stands at 4,828.
Kolhapur division has reported 32,890 cases and 980 deaths.
Aurangabad division has reported 28,821 cases and 842 deaths.
Latur division has reported 21,889 cases and 638 deaths.
Akola division has reported 15,011 cases and 416 deaths and Nagpur division 25,746 cases and 604 deaths.
As many as 660 people from other states were treated in Maharashtra, including 66 who died.
There are 12,53,273 people under home quarantine while 33,668 are in institutional quarantine.

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