Maharashtra: Coronavirus positive patients in state cross 90,000 mark

Rajesh Tope
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Mumbai, June 9, 2020: A total of 1663 patients were discharged while 2559 new Covid-19 cases were reported in Maharashtra today. 120 people died due to the deadly virus today. The current count of COVID19 patients in the state of Maharashtra is 90787, informed State Health Minister Rajesh Tope.



According to the health department, 42,638 patients have been cured while 3289 people have died. As on today, there are 44,849 active cases in the state. The recovery rate in the state is 46.96 % while the fatality rate in the state is 3.6%. Currently, 5,68,073 people are in home quarantine. There are 75,930 beds available in quarantine institutions and 26,470 people are in institutional quarantine currently.



Out of the 120 deaths today, 80 were men and 40 women. 62 of them aged over 60 years, 47 were from the age group 40 to 59 years and 11 were aged less than 40 years. 91 out of 120 patients (75.8%) had high-risk co-orbidities such as diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, etc. Death toll in Covid-19 patients has now gone up to 3289 in the state. Out of the total deaths reported today, 49 deaths occurred in the last two days and the rest are from the period 11th May to 6th June 2020. Out of the 71 deaths in this period, 45 were recorded in Mumbai, 11 in Thane, 6 in Mira-Bhayandar, 3 in Aurangabad, 2 in Panvel, 1 was recorded in Nashik, 1 Ratnagiri, 1 in Vasai-Virar and 1 of a resident of another state.



Out of 5,77,819 laboratory samples, 90,787 have been tested positive (15.71%) 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. There are 3750 active containment zones in the state currently. Total 18,994 surveillance squads worked today across the state and surveillance of 69.16 lakh population was done.