Maharashtra on Saturday recorded 11,394 new coronavirus positive cases, a drop of 2,446 from the day before, and 68 fatalities, including 28 in the Pune circle, due to COVID-19 related complications, the state health department said.
On Friday, the daily number of cases had dropped by 1,412 from Thursday’s count of 15,252 when 75 people succumbed to COVID-19 infection, the health department said.
With the latest additions, the tally of COVIID-19 cases in Maharashtra rose to 77,94,034. The latest death toll stands at 1,43,008, the department said in a report.
A total of 21,677 patients were discharged in the last 24 hours in Maharashtra, taking the tally of recoveries to 75,13,436, leaving the state with 1,33,655 active cases.
No fresh infection of the Omicron variant was reported in Maharashtra on Saturday, the department added.
Maharashtra’s case recovery rate now stands at 96.4 per cent. The fatality rate is 1.83 per cent.