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. Updated: 29 Jul 2020, 08:32 PM IST
Edited By J. Jagannath
There are 1,46,129 active cases in Maharashtra, while its recovery rate is at 59.84%
Maharashtra’s overall Covid-19 caseload on Wednesday crossed 4 lakh after 9,211 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours.
The state’s tally is at 4,00,651, including including 2,39,755 recovered cases, 1,46,129 active cases and 14,463 deaths.
A total of 7,478 patients were discharged in the last 24 hours.
There have been 298 virus-related deaths in the state in the last 24 hours, including 60 in Mumbai.
Recovery rate in the state is at 59.84% and its case fatality rate is 3.61% as against national average of 2.23%.
Currently, nearly 9 lakh people in the state are in home quarantine and 40,777 are in institutional quarantine.
A total of 20,16,234 people have been tested so far in the state, the state health department said.
Mumbai’s slum colony of Dharavi recorded just two new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, taking the tally to 2,545, said a senior civic official.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) official said the slum-dominated area has only 83 active COVID-19 cases at present.
The number of recovered COVID-19 patients in Dharavi has increased to 2,212, he said.
The civic body has, however, stopped disclosing COVID-19 deaths, if any, since last month.
Notably, Dadar and Mahim, areas which fall under the G north civic ward that also houses Dharavi, recorded 25 each new COVID-19 cases, the official said.
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