Maharashtra reports 697 new Covid cases


Maharashtra has recorded 697 new Covid-19 cases and 2 coronavirus-related deaths, as per health bulletin on Saturday.

The state’s cumulative case tally now stands at 81,14,309 and the overall toll went up to 1,48,304.

A total of 984 patients were discharged taking overall count of recoveries to 79,61,282.

The state’s recovery rate stands at 98.11 per cent and fatality rate at 1.82 per cent.

As of now 4,723 patients are undergoing treatment in different hospitals, the bulletin added.

In Marathwada region, 33 positive patients were reported including 14 from Osmanabad district, 10 cases in Latur, 4 cases in Jalna, 3 cases in Nanded and single case each in Parbhani and Beed districts, the bulletin said.