Maharashtra reports 51,880 new Covid cases, 891 deaths
Millennium Post Delhi|May 05, 2021
AS OF NOW, THERE ARE 6,41,910 ACTIVE CASES IN THE STATE

MUMBAI: Maharashtra on Tuesday reported 51,880 new coronavirus infections which took the state's case tally to 48,22,902, while 891 fatalities pushed the death toll to 71,742, the health department said.

Out of 891 deaths, 397 occurred in the last 48 hours while the rest had taken place earlier but were reported on Tuesday, officials said.

As many as 65,934 patients –more than new infections – were discharged from hospitals, which took the count of recoveries to 41,07,092.

The recovery rate of the state is 85.16 percent and the case fatality rate is 1.49 percent.

There are 6,41,910 active cases in Maharashtra as of now.

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