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15 districts in Maharashtra reports drop in Covid cases: Health Minister Maharashtra
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15 districts in Maharashtra reports drop in Covid cases: Health Minister

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 04 May 2021, 10:15 pm

Mumbai/IBNS: Fifteen districts in Maharashtra, the worst-affected state in the country, are showing a dip in Covid caseload, Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Tuesday evening.

The districts reporting a drop in cases are Mumbai, Aurangabad, Thane, Nashik, Raigad, Nagpur, Latur, Amravati, Nanded, Dhule, Bhandara, Nandurbar, Osmanabad, Chandrapur and Gondia.

The state reported  51,880 fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours while 65,934 patients have been cured too during this same period.

"Today, newly 51,880 patients have been tested as positive in the state. Also newly 65,934 patients have been cured today. Totally 41,07,092 patients are cured & discharged from the hospitals Total Active patients are 6,41,910 bThe patient recovery rate in the state is 85.16%," Rajesh Tope tweeted.

Tope also said around 18.5 lakh vaccine doses - 13.58 lakh of Covishield and 4.89 lakh of Covaxin - had been ordered, as the state steps up to inoculatedf people in the 18-44 age group.

Around nine lakh more doses have been received for people over 45, he added.