Coronavirus LIVE Monday, July 26: Maharashtra on Sunday reported 6,843 new coronavirus positive cases and 123 fatalities, raising the overall tally to 62,64,922 and the toll to 1,31,552, the state health department said.
With 5,212 patients being discharged after treatment during the day, the count of recoveries in Maharashtra went up to 60,35,029 so far, leaving the state with 94,985 active cases, it said.
Maharashtra’s case recovery rate now stands at 96.33 per cent while the fatality rate is 2.09 per cent.
Mumbai reported 364 new cases and 10 deaths, taking the count of infections to 7,34,118 and the number of COVID-19 fatalities to 15,837. Mumbai division comprising the city and its satellite towns reported 1,184 fresh infections and 38 deaths, which raised the tally to 16,34,633 and the toll to 34,089, as per the department.
Meanwhile, the national capital reported 66 COVID-19 cases and two deaths due to the infection on Sunday, while the positivity rate stood at 0.09 per cent, according to data shared by the health department here.
With the new cases, the overall infection tally in the city climbed to 14,35,910. Of this, over 14.10 lakh patients have recovered from the disease.
The death toll now stands at 25,043.
There are 579 active cases in Delhi at present and 167 of them are being treated at home.
On the other hand, Kerala on Saturday logged 17,466 fresh COVID-19 cases, pushing the infection caseload to 32,71,530, with the Test Positivity Rate (TPR) going back to more than 12 per cent after falling below it for a day.
The TPR had crossed 11 per cent on July 19 after remaining below it for several weeks and had continued to rise till 13.63 per cent on July 23.
On July 24, it went down to 11.91 per cent and then again rose to 12.3 on Sunday.
The number of people who succumbed to the virus rose to 16,035 with 66 more deaths.
As many as 15,247 people have been cured of the infection, taking the total recoveries to 31,14,716, leaving 1,40,276 active cases, a state government release said.
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