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Mumbai reports 1,201 new Covid cases today, highest since June 30; Maharashtra logs 2,246 infections

Mumbai covid cases: On Wednesday, the city had logged 975 new coronavirus cases, the highest daily count since July 1 and a jump of 643 from the tally a day ago.

Sri Lasya Edited By: Sri Lasya @laasiyapriya Mumbai Updated on: August 18, 2022 22:11 IST
The city has reported the highest single-day cases since
Image Source : PTI (FILE) The city has reported the highest single-day cases since July 1 when it detected 978 new COVID-19 patients.

Highlights

  • Mumbai reported 1,201 new cases of coronavirus on Thursday and two deaths
  • On Wednesday, the city had logged 975 new coronavirus cases, the highest daily count since July 1
  • Maharashtra recorded 2,246 new coronavirus infections and six fatalities

Mumbai reported 1,201 new cases of coronavirus on Thursday and two deaths, the city's civic body said. The number of new infections in India's financial capital is the highest since June 30. The city's caseload rose to 11,35,680 on Thursday while the death toll reached 19,670, the BMC release said. 

On Wednesday, the city had logged 975 new coronavirus cases, the highest daily count since July 1 and a jump of 643 from the tally a day ago, while two more patients succumbed to the infection in the metropolis. 

The city has reported the highest single-day cases since July 1 when it detected 978 new COVID-19 patients. 

On Tuesday, 3,499 COVID-19 tests were conducted in the financial capital.

Maharashtra Covid cases

Maharashtra recorded 2,246 new coronavirus infections and six fatalities, the state health department said. The state's COVID-19 case tally rose to 80,78,411, and death toll reached 1,48,186. The state had recorded 1,800 new cases and six fatalities on Wednesday.

Mumbai recorded 1,201 new coronavirus cases and two fatalities on Thursday.

Two deaths were reported in Pune city, while one death each was recorded in Amravati and Nagpur districts. The case fatality rate stands at 1.83 per cent.

There are 11,690 active patients in the state.

As many as 1,920 patients recovered from the infection since previous evening, taking the total of recovered patients to 79,18,535.

The recovery rate in the state stands at 98.02 per cent. As many as 33,140 coronavirus tests were conducted since previous evening, taking the tally of tests conducted so far to 8,37,34,694.

Maharashtra's coronavirus figures: New cases: 2,246; Deaths: six; Active cases: 11,690; Tests: 33,140.

 

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