The total number samples tested till date for COVID-19 in Maharashtra stands at 71,34,354 and 2,52,264 cases have been observed as active.
As of today, COVID-19 positive cases in Maharashtra stand at 14,53,639 and 38,790 deaths have been reported so far. On the other hand, Mumbai city has documented 2,15,488 confirmed COVID-19 victims as yet. It has also been reported that the spread of the virus in Mumbai's slums have reportedly declined but the infection seems to be surging in the city's non-slum areas. Since the time the restrictions have been erased to a major extent, the state has seen spotting a spurt in the coronavirus cases amongst the 31-40 age group.
1,79,519 Mumbaikars have recovered till now
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Reports by the state government's Medical Education and Drugs Department show that 61% of males have been affected as compared to 39% of women in the state. The total number samples tested till date for COVID-19 in Maharashtra stands at 71,34,354 and 2,52,264 cases have been observed as active.
With an overall percentage of 21.34, the 31-40yo citizens account for the highest number of COVID-19 victims in Maharashtra. However, the recovery rate of this group is higher than the older ones and it might also lead to the development of herd immunity. The fatalities recorded amidst this section, is relatively lower than the others from the older sections, although the cases are high.
The age group of 21-30 years, has 2,45,238 corona victims in its circumference, which translates to 16.96% and it is closely followed by 41-50 year olds, with 2,58,794 sufferers; this totals to 17.90%. The latter percentage has seen a dip in the last couple of months, in contrast to 18.03% cases on the 4th of June. Even the age span of 51-60, has noted a slight drop in the corona occurrence scenario.
The authorities believe that due to the resumption of offices and other establishments in the city, this growth has promulgated further. Also, there's purportedly a trend of self-medication which is doing the rounds in the city, leading to worse conditions amidst the patients.