Vaccinations have crossed 16.72 million in Maharashtra for COVID-19

Mumbai: In the ongoing vaccination drive, Maharashtra on June 6 has inoculated 16,72,76,785 people.

As per the state government data, 7,15,14,194 individuals aged between 15 and 59 years received their first vaccine dose and 5,82,22,642 received their second dose and 3,33,915 received precaution dose since the inoculation drive for this age group began on May 1, 2021.

Similarly, 1,33,67,485 individuals above 60 years have received the first vaccine dose while 1,13,31,453 received their second dose.

17,08,588 of them received their precaution dose.

As many as 22,43,666 children in the age group of 12 to 14 years have received their first dose while 10,23,883 received their second dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

So far, 12,95,441 health care workers have been administered the first dose of the vaccine, while 11,91,956 of them have got their second dose. 3,99,469 health care workers have received their precaution dose so far.

Similarly, 21,49,736 front line workers in the state have till now received their first vaccine dose and of them, 20,04,643 got their second dose. 4,89,714 front line workers have received their precaution dose so far.

Maharashtra on Monday reported 1,036 new coronavirus cases but no pandemic-related deaths, the state health department said.

The caseload in the state rose to 78,94,233, while death toll remained unchanged at 1,47,866.

Mumbai city witnessed the highest 676 new COVID-19 infections.

Daily coronavirus cases have been climbing steadily in Maharashtra for the last few days.

On Sunday, the state had reported 1,494 new cases and one fatality. Generally, fewer cases are recorded on Mondays as fewer tests are conducted during weekends.

There are 7,429 active COVID-19 cases in the state now, including 5,238 in Mumbai and 1,172 in neighbouring Thane.

Out of 35 districts, six districts, namely, Kolhapur, Dhule, Nandurbar, Buldhana, Gondia and Jalna have zero active cases.

The tally of recovered patients rose to 77,38,938 with 374 patients recovering since Sunday evening.

The highest 933 new cases were reported from Mumbai circle that includes the entire Mumbai Metropolitan Region, followed by Pune (72), Nashik (12), Latur (6), Nagpur (5), Kolhapur (3), Akola (3) and Aurangabad (2).

With 15,988 new coronavirus tests conducted in 24 hours, the number of samples tested so far in Maharashtra rose to 8,10,77,258.

Maharashtra’s positivity rate is at 0.064 per cent.

Presently, recovery rate in the state is 98.03 per cent and case fatality rate is 1.87 per cent.

Coronavirus figures of Maharashtra: Positive cases 78,94,233; fresh cases 1,036; death toll 1,47,866; total recoveries 77,38,938; active cases 7,429; total tests 8,10,77,258.