Aurangabad, Aug. 2 -- Total 863 fresh cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) were reported across the eight districts of Marathwada region on Saturday.

Besides, a total of 23 casualties were also reported in the eight districts.

With this, the total number of fatalities reached 865 in these districts, while COVID-19 tally in the region mounted to 24,388.

On a positive front, 16112 were cured and discharged. Rest of the active cases are undergoing treatment at different hospitals and Covid care centres in the region.

The official data collected from all the district headquarters by UNI stated that Aurangabad district recorded highest 204 positive cases and three fatalities, followed by Latur five deaths and 188 cases, Osmanabad three death and...