Oct 27, 2020, 08.24AM
Maharashtra saw a dip in fresh COVID-19 cases on Monday. The state reported a daily count of 3,645 cases. With this, the total tally stands at 16,48,665. The state also saw 9,905 recoveries and so far, 14,70,660 patients have been cured and discharged. The state’s death toll climbed to 43,348 after registering 84 new deaths on Monday. Maharashtra currently hosts 1,34,137 active cases.In Mumbai, 804 new COVID-19 cases were reported, taking its tally to 2,52,085, while the death toll increased to 10,142 with 37 fresh fatalities.108 more people tested positive in Pune city, pushing its tally to 75,822, while two new deaths took the toll to 1,549.The Union Health Ministry on Tuesday said, “On a steady decline, India’s fatality rate has touched 1.5 per cent. The aim is to achieve CFR of less than 1 per cent and sustain it. 14 States/Union Territories are demonstrating CFR less than 1 per cent even today.”Meanwhile, India’s total cases surged to 79,09,960 on Monday with 45,149 new cases. With 480 new deaths, the COVID-19 toll mounted to 1,19,014.