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Maharashtra vaccinates record 731,181 people in a day

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Maharashtra on Saturday set a record of 731,181 vaccinations in a day as it recorded 9,812 fresh Covid-19 infections, pushing the count to 6,026,847. Active cases slightly increased to 121,251 as 8,752 recoveries were reported in the past 24 hours.

The state saw 179 casualties, taking the toll to 120,881. Kolhapur reported the highest toll with 30 deaths. The district recorded 21 deaths, while the city reported nine fatalities. It was followed by Mumbai with 15 deaths.

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“We have achieved another milestone by administering 731,181 doses in a day. This is the most vaccinations in a day in the state till date. The state is achieving a milestone in vaccination every day. Yesterday, we crossed the 30,000,000 mark of vaccination doses,” said Dr Pradeep Vyas, additional chief secretary, health department.

The state has achieved 31,027,027 vaccinations so far.

Mumbai also reported its single-day highest of 154,226 vaccinations on Saturday, according to the data of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). A total of 869 prisoners in Arthur Road Jail are also included, followed by the majority being 106,780 from the 18-44 age group. Overall, 5,093,485 citizens have been vaccinated in the city.

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SourceHT online
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