With 899 Cases, Maharashtra Reports Lowest Daily Covid Infections Since Pandemic Struck in March 2020

A man rides his scooter at a crowded market in Mumbai. (Image: Reuters)

The state saw 12 Covid-19 deaths, dropping the case fatality rate to 2.12%.

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  • Last Updated:October 25, 2021, 19:36 IST
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Maharashtra on Monday reported 899 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the lowest number of daily infections recorded since the first wave of the pandemic in March last year. The state saw 12 Covid-19 deaths, dropping the case fatality rate to 2.12%.

Fourteen districts reported zero cases, and twelve districts reported cases in a single digit. No deaths were recorded in any district except Mumbai, Thane, Pune, and Ratnagiri.

A total of 1,586 patients were discharged on Monday. Recovery rate in the state currently stands at 97.47%. The government’s daily Covid-19 bulletin informed that 1,83,092 people are in home quarantine and 957 people are in institutional quarantine.

The state had on Sunday reported 1,410 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall infection tally to 66,02,961, while the death of 18 patients pushed the toll to 1,40,016, the state health department had said.

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