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Maharashtra government provides Rs 15.30 crore financial aid to over 306 children who lost parents to COVID-19

07:35 PM Oct 05, 2021 | FPJ Web Desk

The Maharashtra government has disbursed Rs 15.30 crore into accounts of over 306 children who lost their parents to COVID-19.

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray making the announcement via a tweet said, "the state government had promised to take care of children who had lost their parents to COVID by supporting them with the assistance of Rs 5 lakh each. Accordingly, Rs 15.30 crore has been disbursed so far to the accounts of over 306 children, helping in securing their future."

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Meanwhile, Maharashtra on Tuesday, October 5, recorded 2,401 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the number of active cases to 33,159. Besides, 39 COVID-19 deaths were reported in the day, taking the number of total fatalities to 1,39,272.

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2,840 patients were discharged in the day, taking the tally to 63,88,899. The recovery rate in the state is 97.32%. The case fatality rate in the state is 2.12%.

Currently, 2,40,052 people are in home quarantine and 1,338 people are in institutional quarantine.

The Mumbai circle--which consists of MCGM, Thane, TMC, Navi Mumbai, KDMC, Ulhasnagar MC, Bhivandi Nijampur MC, Mira Bhayandar MC, Palghar, Vasai Virar MC, Raigad, Panvel MC--recorded 845 new cases.

The Nashik circle--which consists of Nashik, Nashik MC, Malegaon MC, Ahmednagar, Ahmednagar MC, Dhule, Dhule MC, Jalgaon, Jalgaon MC, Nandurbar--reported 463 fresh COVID-19 cases.

The Pune circle--which includes Pune, PMC, PCMC, Solapur, Solapur MC, Satara--recorded 791 new cases.

The Kolhapur circle--which includes Kolhapur, Kolhapur MC, Sangli, Sangli MC, Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri-- reported 178 new cases.

The Aurangabad circle--which consists of Aurangabad, Aurangabad MC, Jalna, Hingoli, Parbhani, Parbhani MC-- reported 30 fresh cases.

The Latur circle--which consists of Latur, Latur MC, Osmanabad, Beed, Nanded, Nanded MC--recorded 77 fresh cases.

The Akola circle--which includes Akola, Akola MC, Amaravati, Amaravati MC, Yawatmal, Buldhana, Washim-- recorded 5 fresh cases.

Nagpur circle--which includes Nagpur, Nagpur MC, Wardha, Bhandara, Gondia, Chandrapur, Chandrapur MC, Gadchiroli --reported 12 fresh cases.

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