Aurangabad: The eight districts of Marathwada region of Maharashtra state reported 1,641 fresh cases of COVID-19 during the past 24 hours, and 12 more deaths, the health authorities informed here on Saturday.
Details from all the district headquarters collected by UNI shows that out of the eight districts of the region, Aurangabad district was worst affected with 617 cases and six deaths, followed by Nanded with 360 new cases and two deaths, Jalna registered 253 new cases and a single death, Beed registered 163 new cases and a single death, Parbhani registered 44 new cases and a single death, Osmanabad registered 27 cases and a single death, Latur had 128 cases and Hingoli had 49 cases.
As per official data, 15,817 fresh cases of COVID-19 and 56 more deaths were reported across Maharashtra, taking the state’s cumulative tally to 22,82,191 and the death toll to 52,717.
On the other hand, 11,344 patients were discharged during the day across the state, taking the overall number of recoveries to 21,17,644.
There are currently 1,10,485 active cases that are undergoing treatment across the state.
The recovery rate in the state currently stands at 92.79 per cent and death rate stands at 2.31 percent, the health department informed.