Decrease in fresh tallies & rise in recoveries, bring a ray of hope for Maharashtra.
On Sunday, Mumbai's daily statistics for coronavirus showed major healing trends, reporting a negative count of mortalities, owing to improved reconciliation numbers. With new cases falling below the 1000 mark; the 786 fresh infections fell short in comparison to the recoveries, which climbed to a total of 850 yesterday.
This decreasing death toll was observed to be a state phenomenon. Besides the capital, Maharashtra's COVID-19 deaths dropped below the 50-mark after 5 consecutive days of highs. The state health authorities further notified that the new cases of coronavirus remained under the 5,000 mark and recoveries improved.
Recovery booms in Maharashtra
Maharashtra's total case tally surged to 18,52,266 after clocking about 786 new infections of coronavirus on Sunday. These numbers have been sloping for the last four days, decreasing the active cases too, by consequence, which also dipped to 80,079 patients yesterday. The active caseload was also diminished with the discharge of another chunk of 7,486 patients yesterday. This also had a positive impact on the state's recuperation numbers which soared to a total of 17,23,370 since the virus outbreak, shooting the recovery rate from 92.88% to 93.04% while the mortality rate stood stable at 2.58%.
The state reported 40 deaths, taking the toll to 47,734, while the new infections dropped below the 5,000 mark for the second day with 4,757 fresh cases, taking the tally to 18,52,266. While 19 of the state's 36 districts reported fatalities, all 36 reported new infections, where the regions such as Mumbai and Pune emerged as hotspots.
-With inputs from IANS