Maharashtra COVID report: 12,822 new cases, tally crosses 5 lakh mark

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Mumbai, Aug 8, 2020: A total of 11,081 patients were discharged and 12822 new Covid-19 cases were reported in Maharashtra while 2784 new cases were reported in Pune today. Today, 275 COVID-19 deaths reported in the state, Case fatality rate in the state is 3.45%. The current count of COVID19 patients in the state of Maharashtra is 5,03,084 informed State Health Minister Rajesh Tope.
According to the health department, 3,38,262 patients have been cured while the Case fatality rate in the state is 3.45%. As of today, there are 1,47,048 active cases in the state. The recovery rate in the state is 67.26% while the fatality rate in the state is 3.45%. Currently, 9,89,612 people are in home quarantine and 35,625 people are in institutional quarantine.
Out of 26,47,020 laboratory samples, 5,03,084 have been tested positive (19%) for COVID-19 until today.
According to the Union Health Ministry, the number of Coronavirus positive patients has reached 2,088,611 across the country. Out of this, 1,427,005 have been cured and discharged from hospitals while 42,518 people have died and one patient has migrated out of the country. There are still 619,088 active patients undergoing treatment in hospitals across the country.