Maharashtra recorded 2,682 new coronavirus cases and 116 deaths on Friday, but in good news, 8,381 COVID-19 patients -- highest in one day so far -- were discharged from hospitals in the state.
It took the total number of cases in the state to 62,228, death toll due to the pandemic so far to 2,098 while the number of recoverd patients jumped to 26,998, said a health official here.
Coronavirus figures for Maharashtra: total number of cases 62,228, new cases 2,682, total number of deaths 2,098, number of discharged cases 26,998, active cases 33,133, number of samples tested 4,33,557.
India's COVID-19 cases count crossed 1.65 lakh on Friday after a record 7,466 more cases were reported in the last 24 hours. The death toll due to the disease reached 4,706 with 175 people succumbing to the disease.
Health Ministry said that the total count of cases was 1,65,799 on Friday. The number of active coronavirus cases is 89,987 while 71,105 people have cured or recovered and one patient has migrated, it said.
(With agency inputs)