Maharashtra: 3752  fresh COVID patients in Maharashtra, 100 deaths

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Mumbai, June 18, 2020: A total of 1672 patients were discharged while 3752 new Covid-19 cases were reported in Maharashtra today. 100 people died due to the deadly virus today. The current count of COVID19 patients in the state of Maharashtra is 120,504 informed State Health Minister Rajesh Tope.

According to the health department, 60,838 patients have been cured while 5751 people have died. As on today, there are 53,901 active cases in the state. The recovery rate in the state is 50.49% while the fatality rate in the state is 4.77%. Currently, 5,81,650 people are in home quarantine. There are 92,141 beds available in 2203 quarantine institutions and 26,740 people are in institutional quarantine currently.

Out of the 100 deaths reported today, 66 were men and 34 women. 45 of them aged over 60 years, 46 were from the age group 40 to 59 years and 9 were aged less than 40 years. 84 out of 114 patients (73.7%) had high-risk co-morbidities such as diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, etc. Death toll in Covid-19 patients has now gone up to 5751 in the state.

Out of 7,17,683 laboratory samples, 1,20,504 have been tested positive (16.93%) for COVID-19 until today. As per the guidance from the Government of India, cluster containment action plan is being implemented in places where clusters of patients have been found in the state.