Monday, June 14, 2021

Maharashtra: Mumbai Corona Blast, more than 900 buildings remain sealed

Mumbai: The financial capital has reported 6,905 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, also recorded 43 deaths in the same time span. On a positive note, the city has also registered 9,037 recoveries in one day bringing down the active caseload to 90,267.

The cumulative total of Covid-19 cases has reached 5,27,119 whereas the total recoveries stand at 4,23,678. The death toll in Mumbai has reached 1,20,060. The doubling rate, according to the data released by BMC is 36 days and the growth rate has reached 1.89%.

For the first time since the start of the month, Mumbai has witnessed less than 8,500 daily COVID-19 cases in a day. On April 1, the metropolis had recorded 8,646 cases, while the all-time high (so far) was recorded on April 4 at 11,163. On three days in April, the daily count had crossed the 10,000-mark.

The civic body, however, conducted 39,398 COVID-19 tests during the day, nearly 10,000 less than Sunday’s figure. According to the BMC, with 9,037 COVID-19 patients getting discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours, the number of recovered people rose to 4,23,678.

Presently, Mumbai has 90,267 active COVID-19, as per the civic body data. The COVID-19 recovery rate in Mumbai stood at 80 per cent, while the infection growth rate was 1.89 per cent, it said. According to the BMC, the case doubling rate has dropped to 36 days.

The civic body said the city currently has 89 active containment zones, in slums and ‘chawls’ (old multi-storeyed row tenements), and 919 sealed buildings.

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