Maharashtra sees 408 new cases and two fatalities
A woman gets her shot at a camp set up in Byculla. File pic
Mumbai on Tuesday recorded 85 new coronavirus cases that raised the tally of infections to 11,49,917, an official from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation said. The toll remained unchanged at 19,730, while the count of recoveries rose to 11,29,505 after 120 patients recovered from the infection in the last 24 hours, he said.
With a recovery rate of 98.2 per cent, the city is now left with 682 active cases, the official said. As per a bulletin issued by the civic body, as many as 5,361 swab samples were tested in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of tests conducted so far to 1,82,86,122. Of the latest cases, only four patients were symptomatic, it stated.
The overall growth rate of Covid-19 cases in the city was 0.09 per cent for the period between September 20 and September 26, while the doubling rate was 7,860 days, the bulletin said. Maharashtra on Tuesday recorded 408 fresh coronavirus cases and two fatalities, the health department said.
With the new additions, the state’s Covid-19 tally rose to 81,20,009 and the toll to 1,48,333. A day before, the state had reported 256 cases and two Covid-19 fatalities. The two fatalities were reported from Panvel and Amravati cities, the health department bulletin said.
The case fatality rate in Maharashtra is 1.82 per cent. The state is left with 3,502 active cases after 545 patients were discharged in the past 24 hours, taking the count of recoveries to 79,68,174. Maharashtra’s case recovery rate stands at 98.13 per cent. A total of 22,104 tests were conducted in the state in the past 24 hours, taking the cumulative tests conducted so far to 8,47,20,399.
Total no of cases in Maharashtra
Total no of recoveries reported in Mumbai on Tuesday
No of deaths in Mumbai on Tuesday
The doubling rate in Mumbai
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