Maharashtra on Saturday reported a highest single-day spike of 12,822 new coronavirus cases, taking the tally in the state to 5,03,084, a health official said.
With 275 COVID-19 patients succumbing, the death toll in the state increased to 17,367, he added.
However, a record 11,082 patients were also discharged from hospitals, taking the tally of recovered coronavirus patients to 3,38,362, the official added.
There are 1,47,048 active coronavirus patients in Maharashtra now, he said.
In state capital Mumbai, 1,304 new cases and 58 deaths were reported. The total number of COVID-19 cases in the city thus rose to 1,22,316 and death toll to 6,751.
The Mumbai Metropolitan Region -- which covers Mumbai and surrounding towns -- reported 3,744 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, taking its total to 2,63,619, while 137 deaths took the total fatalities in the region to 10,629, the official said.
Here is the ward-wise breakdown of positive cases issued by BMC as of August 7.
BMC has also issued the ward-wise growth rate of new cases as of August 7.
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