Maharashtra’s Covid chart continues to show improvement. A day after the state reported the lowest number of fresh cases since March 10, the figure for today went down further to 12,557, the lowest in nearly three months. Yesterday, it had registered 13,659 coronavirus cases.
The number of deaths recorded today, too, stood lower at 233 from yesterday’s 300. Its case fatality rate now stands at 1.72 per cent while the recovery rate is 95.05 per cent — 14,433 patients were discharged today, taking the cumulative to 55,43,267 persons making a full recovery in hospitals till now.
Under a lockdown now, Maharashtra will begin easing the restrictions tomorrow, with the overall process extending across five phases based on the positivity rate and occupancy of beds with medical oxygen.
Up to 13,46,389 people remain in home quarantine in the state with 6,426 institutionalised.