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Mumbai Metropolitan Region has maximum Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra

Updated on: 19 June,2022 08:06 AM IST  |  Mumbai
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Of the 2054 positive cases, 104 patients needed hospitalisation, while 17 have been put on oxygen support

Mumbai Metropolitan Region has maximum Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra

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Mumbai saw 2,000+ Covid cases for the fourth day in a row, with 2,054 positive cases being reported on Saturday. The testing positivity rate stood at 14 per cent. Two people lost their lives to the infection.


Of the 2054 positive cases, 104 patients needed hospitalisation, while 17 have been put on oxygen support. At present, there are 13,613 active Covid patients, out of which 587 are receiving treatment in hospitals and the rest are in home and institutional quarantine. The two casualties included a 90-year-old male senior citizen, who was suffering from hypertension and diabetes, and a 54-year-old male suffering from hypertension and chronic kidney disease. 



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Meanwhile, the state reported 3,883 new cases on Saturday, after which the total count went up to 79,31,745. Apart from Mumbai, no death was reported from any other district. The total death toll has now reached 1,47,885 and the fatality rate is at 1.86 per cent as per the state health officials. Out of the 3,883 cases in the state, 3,317 cases were reported in the MMR.

2,054
Total no of new cases in Mumbai city on Saturday (within BMC limits)

02
Total no of deaths in Mumbai city on Saturday

3,317
Total no of new cases in MMR on Saturday 

3,883
Total no of new cases in state

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