Aurangabad: The eight districts of Maharashtra’s Marathwada region reported 5,292 novel Coronavirus cases and 85 deaths in a single-day due to COVID-19, health authorities here told media on Monday.
The region has been the worst affected from the pandemic for more than one month now.
Details from all the district headquarters collected by UNI show that out of the eight districts of the region, Aurangabad was the worst affected, with 1,508 cases and 30 deaths, followed by Nanded with 1,186 cases and 27 deaths, Latur registered 685 cases and 10 deaths, Parbhani 522 cases and 8 deaths, Jalna 567 cases and 7 deaths, Beed 486 cases 7 deaths ,Hingoli 88 cases and 2 deaths and Osmanabad had 252 cases.
Meanwhile, during the past 24 hours Maharashtra recorded a total of 57,074 fresh cases of COVID-19, the highest spike recorded in the state, bringing the total number of infections in the state 30,10,597.
The state also registered 222 more deaths, taking the death toll to 55,878.
Meanwhile, a total of 27,508 patients recovered and were discharged, taking the total number of recoveries to 25,22,823 across the state.
The state’s recovery rate currently stands at 83.8 per cent and the fatality rate is 1.86 per cent.
At present there are 4,30,530 active patients across the state undergoing treatment at different COVID-19 centres and hospitals, they added.
It may noted that in view of raising cases the state government has imposed strict restrictions and week end curfew across the state to break the chain of COVID transmission from Monday onwards.