Mumbai coronavirus cases cross 2,000 mark, 202 patients cured so far

The variety of in reached 2,043 as 107 new patients had been detected on Thursday, stated town’s municipal company.

The metropolis reported 1,000 new cases in simply six days. The cases tally within the nation’s monetary capital had crossed 1,000 on April 11.

Three Covid-1919 patients died since Wednesday evening, taking the dying toll as a result of pandemic within the metropolis to 116, stated a BMC launch.

“Two of those died had co-morbidities (existing health issues) and one had both co-morbidities and age-related factors,” stated a officer of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) .

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Also, 21 patients recovered from the illness on Thursday, taking the variety of cured cases within the metropolis to 202.

The civic physique additionally stated that 299 individuals had been admitted to hospitals for attainable Covid-19 an infection throughout the day.

In Dharavi, one of many greatest slum areas within the nation, 26 new cases of an infection together with a lifeless affected person had been reported on Thursday. It took the tally of cases in Dharavi space to 86, together with 9 deaths.

Meanwhile, a senior official stated that two members of the family of a hearth brigade official residing at Byculla examined constructive and therefore the officer and neighbours had been put underneath house quarantine.

“Swab test of close contacts of the family as well as the fire official were negative,” he stated, including that as a precaution two flooring of the constructing have been quarantined.

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“All the fire brigade staff engaged in sanitisation operation are providedwith personal protective equipment,” he added.

The BMC on Thursday additionally collected swab samples of 87 mediapersons who’re out within the subject overlaying the pandemic at a particular well being camp.

23 cops have contracted coronavirus in Maharashtra so far

At least 23 police personnel have examined constructive for coronavirus an infection in Maharashta so far, an official stated on Thursday.

Fifteen of those personnel are primarily based in Mumbai, he stated.

Since March 22, a minimum of seven law enforcement officials and 16 constables have been discovered to have contracted the an infection, the official stated.

All of them are present process remedy at numerous hospitals within the state, and their situation was secure, he added.

Maharashtra hotspot districts with giant outbreaks:

Mumbai, Pune, Thane, Nagpur, Sangli, Ahmednagar, Yavatmal, Aurangabad, Buldhana, Suburban, Nashik.

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