Aurangabad, The Marathwada region of Maharashtra recorded 200 fresh COVID-19 cases and three deaths during the past 24 hours, health authorities informed on Wednesday.

The district headquarters report stated that of eight districts in the region, Beed district was the worst-affected with 94 cases and single death, followed by Aurangabad with 32 cases and one death, Jalna single case and one death, Osmanabad 49 cases, Latur 18 cases, Parbhani three cases, Nanded two cases and Hingoli one case. 

Meanwhile, during the past 24 hours, 4,196 fresh cases of COVID-19 were recorded across the state, taking the total number of infections to 64,64,876.

The state also registered 104 more deaths, taking the death toll to 1,37,313.

Meanwhile, 4,688 patients recovered in the state, pushing the total number of recoveries to 62,71,800. The recovery rate currently stands at 97.03 per cent while the fatality rate is 2.12 per cent.

At present, there are 51,834 active cases across Maharashtra undergoing treatment at different COVID-19 centres and hospitals, the health authorities said.

(EW correspondent)