Maharashtra reports 63,282new COVID cases, 802 deaths

Mumbai, May 1 (UNI) Maharashtra on Wednesday reported 63,282 new COVID-19 cases and 802 deaths in the last 24 hours. The fresh surge in cases has taken the infections tally to 46,65,754 while the death toll soared to 69,615.

At the same time as many as 61,326 people recovered from the deadly virus, taking the number of recoveries to 39,30,302 in the state. The recovery rate which was rising in the previous month has now fallen to 84.24 per cent, owing to the sudden spurt in cases.

On the testing front, as many as 2,73,95,288 people have been tested so far for the virus with the fatality rate standing at 1.49 per cent.

The state still has an active caseload of 6,63,758 patients, undergoing treatment at different Covid Care Centres and hospitals.


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