Maharashtra reported 2,216 fresh coronavirus cases yesterday, taking the total infection to 20,46,287, while 15 fatalities pushed the toll to 51,325. Of the 15 deaths, eight fatalities occurred in the past 48 hours, while six others were from the previous week. One death had occurred before last week. Six of these fatalities were from Yavatmal district in Vidarbha region.
With 3,423 patients being discharged from hospitals on Monday, Maharashtra''s overall recovery count rose to 19,58,971. Maharashtra's case recovery rate now stands at 95.73 per cent, while the fatality rate is 2.51 per cent. The state has 34,720 active cases.
The Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR), which includes Mumbai city and satellite areas, accounted for 705 new cases, taking the tally past the 7 lakh-mark to 7,00,539, while the cumulative death toll is 19,635.