Maharashtra reported more than 25,000 new Covid-19 cases for the second consecutive day on Friday. The state reported 25,681 new cases, the second highest single-day count in 2021.
Apart from the new cases, the state also reported 70 Covid-related deaths in the past 24 hours.
Even on Thursday, the state had recorded 25,853 cases of coronavirus.
The state's case fatality rate (percentage of cases where deaths occur) stands at 2.20 per cent.
According to the data put out by the state government, so far, Maharashtra has tested 1,80,83,977 laboratory samples for Covid-19. Of these, 24,22,021 tested positive for the disease.
As per the latest Covid-19 bulletin put out by the state's health department, Maharashtra had 1,77,560 active cases as on Friday.