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COVID-19: Maharashtra cumulative vaccination tally crosses 9.07 crore

12:16 PM Oct 16, 2021 | Sanjay Jog

In the ongoing vaccination drive, Maharashtra on October 15 has vaccinated 41,058 in 617 sessions .

According to data released by the government, Maharashtra as of 7am on October 16 inoculated 9,07,87,515 people.

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As per the state government data, 3,36,38,026 individuals aged between 18 and 44 years received their first vaccine dose and 97,08,595 received their second dose since the inoculation drive for this age group began on May 1.

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So far, 12,93,698 health care workers have been administered the first dose of the vaccine, while 11,03,241 of them have got their second dose.

Similarly, 21,45,193 frontline workers in the state have till now received their first vaccine dose and of them, 18,11,945 got their second dose.

Meanwhile, after an uptick in new cases in the last four days, Maharashtra on Friday reported slightly fewer coronavirus infections at 2,149.

As many as 29 COVID-19 patients died in the state during the day, while 1,898 patients were discharged from hospitals, said a health official.

The state's caseload increased to 65,88,429 and death toll reached 1,39,734, he said.

As many as 1,898 patients were discharged from hospitals, pushing the count of recovered cases to 64,15,316. Maharashtra now has 29,782 active coronavirus cases.

There are 2,27,467 people in home quarantine and another 1,002 in institutional quarantine.

The state's COVID-19 recovery rate stands at 97.37 per cent, while the fatality rate is 2.12 per cent.

The cumulative number of coronavirus tests conducted in the state climbed to 6,08,09,054 after 2,62,482 samples were examined in the last 24 hours.

Among districts, Mumbai reported the highest 480 new infections and five deaths, taking the state capital's caseload to 7,50,974, and death toll to 16,177.

Of the eight administrative regions of Maharashtra, the Mumbai region reported the highest 862 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, followed by 550 from the Pune region.

The Nashik region reported 484 new cases, Kolhapur 149, Latur 56, Aurangabad 34, Akola nine and Nagpur region five new infections.

Highest 10 fatalities were reported from the Nashik region, followed by seven fatalities from the Pune region.

The Mumbai region reported six deaths, Kolhapur four and Akola and Latur regions one death each. Aurangabad and Nagpur regions reported no new fatalities. Pune city reported 94 new infections but no deaths.

Coronavirus figures of Maharashtra are as follows: Total cases 65,88,429; New cases 2,149; Total deaths 1,39,734; Recoveries 64,15,316; Active cases 29,782, Total tests 6,08,09,054.

(With agency inputs)

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