In the past month, Maharashtra Covid-19 mortality rate has fallen from 4.76% to 3.49%, as of Thursday, the Hindustan Times has reported quoting the data from the Maharashtra Health Department. However, during the same period, the number of deaths went up drastically to 1,454 on Thursday, from 269 deaths on April 22. On April 22, the total number of Covid-19 cases in the state was 5,649, with a mortality rate of 4.76%. On May 21, the total number of cases in the state was 41,642, with a mortality rate of 3.49%. As of Saturday, the total number of Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra stood at 44,582, and the number of deaths was 1,517.