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COVID-19: Maharashtra cumulative vaccination tally crosses 4.37 crore

12:14 PM Jul 31, 2021 | Sanjay Jog

In the ongoing vaccination drive, Maharashtra on July 30 has vaccinated 6,76,208 people through 3,710 centres.

According to data released by the government, Maharashtra, as of 7 am on July 31, inoculated 4,37,65,147 people.

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As per the state government data, 1,14,55,890 individuals aged between 18 and 44 years received their first vaccine dose and 6,06,265 received their second dose since the inoculation drive for this age group began on May 1.

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So far, 12,87,402 health care workers have been administered the first dose of the vaccine, while 9,14,384 of them have got their second dose.

Similarly, 21,19,684 frontline workers in the state have till now received their first vaccine dose and of them, 11,73,667 got their second dose.

In Uttar Pradesh 4,76,08,920 doses were administered and 3,29,89,766 doses were administered in Gujarat. In Rajasthan 3,20,40,846 doses were administered.

Meanwhile, Maharashtra reported 6,600 new coronavirus cases and 231 fatalities on Friday while 7,431 patients were discharged from hospitals, a health official said.

The caseload in the state rose to 62,96,756 and death toll reached 1,32,566. The tally of recovered patients rose to 60,83,319.

The number of active cases decreased to 77,494 from 78,562 the day before.

There are 4,79,553 people in home quarantine and 3,289 in institutional quarantine.

Maharashtra's case recovery rate now stands at 96.61 per cent while the fatality rate is 2.01 per cent.

The number of coronavirus tests conducted so far climbed to 4,75,59,938 with 2,00,924 samples tested since Thursday evening.

Significantly, Bhandara and Nandurbar districts along with Jalgaon and Bhiwandi municipal corporations did not report any new coronavirus infection.

Of the eight regions of Maharashtra, Pune region reported the highest 2,327 new COVID-19 cases, followed by 1,852 cases in Kolhapur region.

As many as 1,007 new cases were reported in Mumbai region, 952 in Nashik region, 276 in Latur, 104 in Akola, 48 in Aurangabad and 34 in Nagpur region.

Of 231 deaths recorded during the day, the highest 71 fatalities were reported in Kolhapur region, followed by 67 and 37 deaths in Pune and Mumbai regions, respectively.

The Aurangabad region reported 30 fatalities, Nashik region 18, Latur and Akola three each and Nagpur region reported two fatalities.

State capital Mumbai witnessed 322 new COVID-19 cases and seven deaths, while Pune city reported 247 new cases and three fatalities.

Pune district has the highest 16,001 active cases.

Coronavirus figures for Maharashtra are as follows: Total cases 62,96,756, New cases- 6,600, Total deaths 1,32,566, New deaths: 231, Total recoveries 60,83,319, Active cases 77,494, New tests 2,00,924.

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