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Maharashtra reports 2,369 Covid cases today, marginal dip from yesterday; Mumbai contributes 44%

Mumbai reported 1,062 COVID-19 cases and five fatalities, taking the tally to 11,08,433 and the toll to 19,604, a civic official said.

Sri Lasya Edited by: Sri Lasya @laasiyapriya Navi Mumbai Updated on: June 27, 2022 23:49 IST
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With this, the active caseload reached 25,570, data showed. 

 

Highlights

  • Maharashtra reported 2,369 new infections of coronavirus on Monday and five deaths
  • The active tally includes 12,479 cases in Mumbai, 5,871 in Thane and 3,163 in Pune district
  • Mumbai reported 1,062 COVID-19 cases and five fatalities, taking the tally to 11,08,433

Maharashtra Covid-19 updates: The state reported 2,369 new infections of coronavirus on Monday and five deaths, according to data provided by the state health department. 1,402 had recovered from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. 

With this, the active caseload reached 25,570, data showed. 

The state had logged 6,493 cases on Sunday, though the spike was due to several cases from the previous day being added to the tally after to a glitch in the ICMR portal. With the discharge of 1,402 persons in the last 24 hours, the recovery count stood at 77,91,555, leaving the state with 25,570 active cases.
 
The active tally includes 12,479 cases in Mumbai, 5,871 in Thane and 3,163 in Pune district. A state health department bulletin informed that the recovery rate was 97.82 per cent, the fatality rate was 1. 85 per cent, while the positivity rate, or cases detected per 100 tests, stood at 10.68 per cent.
 
Of the 2,369 new cases, the Mumbai administrative circle, which includes the surrounding satellite towns, accounted for 1,878, followed by Pune (343), Nagpur (57), Nashik (42), Akola (19), Latur (12), Kolhapur (10), and Aurangabad (8).
 
With 22,106 samples being examined in the last 24 hours, the overall number of tests in Maharashtra rose to 8,18,74,759, as per the report.
 
Coronavirus figures of Maharashtra are as follows: Positive cases 79,65,035; fresh cases 2,369; death toll 1,47,910; recoveries 77,91,555; active cases 25,570; total tests 8,18,74,759.

Mumbai's Covid tally

Mumbai reported 1,062 COVID-19 cases and five fatalities, taking the tally to 11,08,433 and the toll to 19,604, a civic official said.

The metropolis had reported five deaths on Sunday as well, which took the total number of fatalities in June so far to 38, a manifold rise from three in May and four in April, he pointed out.

The five deaths comprised four women above the age of 66 and a 78-year-old man, all of whom were suffering from comorbidities, including heart disease, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation official said.

Of the 1,062 new cases, only 68 were hospitalised, with just seven of them needing oxygen support, he said.

As per BMC data, the number of people on oxygen support was 84, while just 668 out of 24,768 hospital beds earmarked for COVID-19 treatment are currently occupied.

The recovery count increased by 1,305 in the last 24 hours to touch 10,76,350, leaving the metropolis with 12,479 active cases, it showed.

The recovery rate was 97 per cent, the growth rate in cases between June 20 and 26 was 0.151 per cent, while the caseload doubling time was 433 days, as per civic data.

With 8,854 samples being examined in the last 24 hours, the overall number of tests in Mumbai went up to 1,74,88,585.

The addition to the tally has been in four digits since June 7, though the city has no sealed building and containment zones, BMC data showed. 

(agencies inputs)

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