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COVID-19: Maharashtra cumulative vaccination tally crosses 4.46 crore

01:40 PM Aug 02, 2021 | Sanjay Jog

In the ongoing vaccination drive, Maharashtra on July 31 has vaccinated 5,73,698 people through 3201 sessions.

According to data released by the government, Maharashtra, as of 7 am on August 1, inoculated 4,46,72,654 people.

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As per the state government data, 1,18,45,911 individuals aged between 18 and 44 years received their first vaccine dose and 6,76,498 received their second dose since the inoculation drive for this age group began on May 1.

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So far, 12,88,120 health care workers have been administered the first dose of the vaccine, while 9,19,664 of them have got their second dose.

Similarly, 21,22,591 frontline workers in the state have till now received their first vaccine dose and of them, 11,89,679 got their second dose.

In Uttar Pradesh 4,84,43,142 doses were administered and 3,37,40,643 doses were administered in Gujarat. In Rajasthan 3,28,15,090 doses were administered.

Meanwhile, Maharashtra on Sunday reported 6,479 fresh COVID-19 cases and 157 fatalities, taking the tally of infections to 63,10,194 and the toll to 1,32,948 while 4,110 patients recovered, the state health department said.

With the new additions, the tally of recoveries in Maharashtra now stands at 60,94,896, leaving the state with 78,962 active cases with a recovery rate of 96.59 per cent. The case fatality rate is 2.1 per cent, it said.

Mumbai reported 328 new cases and 10 deaths, which raised the overall case-load to 7,35,107 and the count of fatalities to 15,899, the department said in a statement.

Mumbai division reported 998 cases during the day and 17 deaths, taking the tally to 16,41,493 and the toll to 34,365.

Nashik division saw 985 new cases including 873 cases in the Ahmednagar district.

Pune division reported 2,332 cases during the day, including 642 in Satara, 673 in Solapur and 544 in Pune districts.

Kolhapur division added 1,665 fresh cases, including 480 from the Kolhapur district, to its tally.

Aurangabad division reported 82 cases, Latur division 350, including 202 in the Beed district, 54 in the Akola division and 13 in the Nagpur division, the department said.

Akola, Wardha, Bhandara, and Gondia districts- all in east Maharashtra- did not report a single COVID-19 case on Sunday.

With 2,17,741 tests, the number of samples tested so far in Maharashtra rose to 4,81,85,350.

The COVID-19 figures in Maharashtra are: Positive cases 63,10,194, deaths 1,32,948, recoveries 60,94,896, total tests 4,81,85,350, active cases 78,962, tests today 2,17,741.

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