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Maharashtra Registers Over 11,000 New Coronavirus Cases and 256 Deaths

For representation: A child looks at his mother being screened for COVID-19 symptoms at an apartment complex in Mumbai on July 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

For representation: A child looks at his mother being screened for COVID-19 symptoms at an apartment complex in Mumbai on July 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

In Mumbai, 917 new cases and 48 deaths were reported, taking the count to 1,25,224 and the toll to 6,893. The number of active cases in Mumbai stood at 18,887.

Maharashtra on Tuesday reported 11,088 fresh cases of COVID-19, taking its tally to 5,35,601, while 256 more patients died due to the infection, 48 of them in Mumbai, said a state health official.

After the addition of new cases, the state's tally rose to 5,35,601, while the fatality figure increased to 18,306. Also, 10,014 patients were discharged from hospitals on Tuesday, taking the number of recovered cases to 3,68,435, the official said. There are 1,48,553 active cases in the state at present, he added.

In Mumbai, 917 new cases and 48 deaths were reported, taking the count to 1,25,224 and the toll to 6,893. The number of active cases in Mumbai stood at 18,887.

Pune city reported 928 fresh cases along with 36 deaths, taking its count to 72,640 and the toll to 1,862. So far, 28,37,578 tests have been carried out in the state.

Of the 256 deaths reported in Maharashtra, 211 had taken place in the last 48 hours and 34 in the past week. The remaining 11 deaths took place before last week, but were added to the fatality count on Tuesday, the official said.

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