Kovid-19: Maharashtra’s total cases cross 60 lakhs but daily numbers fall dip Mumbai News – Times of India

MUMBAI: The state on Thursday crossed the six million-mark in its Covid-19 cases, with only three countries (as the US, India and Brazil) having a high caseload since the pandemic began in early 2020.
France. is the nearest country to Maharashtra In terms of tally, 57.6 lakh cases have been reported so far. The daily cases and deaths continued to decline due to the ongoing second wave in the state and the city.

The state added 9,844 new cases and 197 deaths on Thursday, taking the total number of deaths to 1,19,859; And 359 unreported deaths were added to the cumulative tally. On Thursday, 773 cases were detected in Mumbai out of 35,746 tests and the test positivity rate was 2.1%. The total cases in the city have now increased to 7.2 lakh. The city recorded 10 deaths after the sudden deaths on Wednesday (23). The total toll in Mumbai is 15,348.
“The slight daily fluctuation is probably due to congestion on the roads after the easing of restrictions. Currently, the cases in the city are usually between 500 and 900.” BMC Executive Health Officer Dr. mangla gomare.
The number of daily tests in Mumbai has increased due to testing at crowded places like railway stations and markets. Higher officials of the BMC had said in April that they would target 45,000 tests per day in Mumbai.
According to a presentation made in the cabinet on Wednesday, the weekly growth rate of Covid-19 cases declined to 0.15% and the doubling rate increased to 460 days from 190 days in May. The case fatality rate has also come down to 1.9% from 2.1% in May.


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