Maharashtra logs 176 new coronavirus cases, zero death; active tally nears 800

NewsDrum Desk
15 Mar 2023

Mumbai, Mar 15 (PTI) Maharashtra on Wednesday recorded 176 fresh coronavirus cases, up from 155 a day ago, while no new death linked to the infection was registered in the state, said the health department.

With this, the state's COVID-19 tally rose to 81,38,829, while the death toll remained unchanged at 1,48,426, the department said in a bulletin.

On Tuesday, the state had recorded 155 cases and two fatalities linked to the viral infection.

The state's coronavirus recovery rate was 98.17 per cent, while the case fatality rate stood at 1.82 per cent.

The bulletin said 51 more patients recovered from the respiratory illness in the last 24 hours, taking their cumulative count to 79,89,616 and leaving the state with 787 active cases.

The department said 7,720 coronavirus tests were conducted in the state in the last 24 hours, pushing up their total count to 8,65,20,055. PTI PR RSY RSY

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